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What Does Pancreatitis Mean
Yes it may be that: Yes it may be chronic pacreatitis and you should find out what is causing it.You need absolute abstainance from drinking alcohol.And diet with low fat, beans, legumes, low fat meats and diary products.And pancreatic enzymes. You need pain meds for controlling pain common causes are alcohol abuse, gall stones, cystic fibrosis, hypercalcemia, calcific stones and others. ...Read more
I'm asymptoic and had EUS due to high lipase. What does this mean "What you have overall is some very NON specific finding that may suggest chronic pancreatitis but NO definite findings."?
=Test not definitive: There are no perfect tests, & unfortunately these include the ones that we rely upon to tell us if cancer or significant disease is present or not. If there is doubt, or your clinical situation has changed, please don't delay in getting a confirmatory study or second opinion. Ask your doctor to candidly share his concerns & best direct you appropriately. Not all pancreatitis is due to alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A person asked a pcp if they see lot of people with chronic pancreatitis. He said yes but most don't recognize it. What does he mean by that answer?
In my liver function test A.L.T (S.G.P.T) is 140 IU/L And A.S.T (SGOT) is 66 Normal range is 40. What does it mean am 19 and patient of pancreatiti?
Hepatitis: By definition is inflammation of the liver. Elevated AST and ALT are markers of inflammation and can be caused by many different things like: medications, alcohol, infections (hepatitis A, B, C), underlying liver disease, gall bladder disease, and can be associated with autoimmune diseases and even pancreatitis. Understanding the cause of you pancreatitis will likely explain your hepatitis. ...Read more
I had a ca 19-9;testbmy results were 9 value, what does that mean? Is that normal. I also have chronic pancreatitis, with a lot ofpain.
CA 19-9 Results: The ca-19-9 normal range is any value that falls below 35 units per milliliter of blood. Generally speaking, if the ca-19-9 results are below 25 units per liter of ca-19-9 the person is considered to be healthy. ...Read more
My pancreatict duct was 6mm dilated with abrupt cut in head NOW its 2.7mm it means i have cured frm chro.pancreatitis.idiopathic.CAN DUCT AGIN ENLARGE?
Chronic pancreatitis: Unfortunately chronic pancreatitis can be managed but not cured. The duct may or may not enlarge again. It is important to be aware that slight dilatation (? 2.5 mm) of the main pancreatic duct appears to be a sign of high risk for pancreatic cancer. The systematic examination of high-risk patients is recommended for the early detection of pancreatic cancer to improve the outcome ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a recurrent acute pancreatitis patient increase his weight does it mean he is getting cured age is19 and taking CREON and Udiliv 300 tablets?
My idiopathic chronic pancreatitis pain frequency is reducing from 30 days.It means I am getting cured.No vomiting,only pain and reduces by tramodal.
Good to hear: that your symptoms are better controlled - but do continue to follow up with your docs regularly. ...Read more
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