Is chronic pancreatitis cureable?

doubtful. It is a chronic condition...Which means it lingers on and on for many years. Yet people can live a normal life despite having this diagnosis.

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Idiopathic recurrent acute mild chronic pancreatitis CURE?

No. I am glad you are not drinking alcohol. Stick to a anti-inflammatory diet that is low glycemic. Stay clear of medications like ACE inhibitors, thiazide diuretics, Effexor, (venlafaxine) Steroids. Get exercise. Read more...
Unknown. Idiopathic means that we don't know why it happens. If we don't know why it happens then we cannot make any logical assumption as to how to cure it. Further information could be helpful. Are you diabetic? Are you overweight? What kind of diet do you have? You drink alcohol ever? Is there anything that you eat that seems to make it worse? Do you have high cholesterol or high triglycerides? Read more...

Am 19 & my mrcp report shows chronic pancreatitis and duct is enlarged by 4.4mm. Doc gave medicines and told as my age increases it will be cured????

Are you asking cure. I think a cause needs to be investigated further depending on clinical symptoms. I doubt age will cure this. Read more...
No. please seek a gastroenterologist as to determine the cause for your chronic pancreatitis. there are known complications which can arise due to your condition. Read more...

How can we know or check if my chronic pancreatitis condition is getting cured or worse. Liver+CBP+sugar test r normal. Eating creon+ursoidal, tramodol?

Serum Lipase. May be helpful as well as other inflammatory markers. Ultrasound of the pancreas may show some structural changes or cysts. You need to confer with your doctor. Read more...

2months ago my pancreatict duct was 6mm and dilated now it is 2.6 does it mean my chronic pancreatitis is cured age is 19 I had creon after food daily?

Not necessarily. It most likely means that the creon is working. Do not stop any treatments until your doctor says you are "cured" or alters your treatments. There is more to pancreatitis than just the duct size. Read more...
Wow... Were you told the cause of your pancreatitis? If known, you should know. The shrinking duct is a good sign but not the only sign of healing, which could take a while. And a "chronic" (your word) condition is usually not cured (or it wouldn't be chronic) but usually managed. Be dutiful in managing this. The pancreas can be a nasty brute if you don't take good care of it! Read more...

Recurrent Idiopathic chronic pancreatitis cure can any pancreatic doctor make online appointment am 19yrs Hope for online appointment or emai l?

No. i am aware of no pancreatic specailist who will do this online. Your problem is very frustrating and if you are not satisfied with your local help, I suggest that you go online and make an appointment for a complete evaluation at the Mayo Clinic. It will be expensive, but I believe that you will be satisfied that all options will have been explored. Read more...

Can chronic pancreatitis heal?

No. It will not heal but can prevent worsening by avoiding certain toxins like alcohol, tobacco, and certain drugs. Read more...
Chronic pancreatitis. Yes it can if it is detected early enough. You need to see a pancreas expert. Read more...

What is chronic pancreatitis from?

Alcohol and. Pancreatic duct obstruction. Most cases of chronic pancreatitis are due to alcohol abuse. Next are cases due to gall stones and other obstructions of pancreatic duct. Other causes are cystic fibrosis and uncommon genetic defects. Read more...