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What can I do for chronic pancreatitis?
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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: Treat symptoms
For chronic pancreatitis there are a number of steps to take.
First you must avoid things that exacerbate the condition. Alcohol, fatty foods, high serum lipids, certain medicines must all be avoided. If you have a history of gallstones your gallbladder should be removed. If you have large pseudo cysts you. An have them drained with surgery. There are other surgical procedures for more severe.

In brief: Treat symptoms
For chronic pancreatitis there are a number of steps to take.
First you must avoid things that exacerbate the condition. Alcohol, fatty foods, high serum lipids, certain medicines must all be avoided. If you have a history of gallstones your gallbladder should be removed. If you have large pseudo cysts you. An have them drained with surgery. There are other surgical procedures for more severe.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
Thank
Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
In brief: Continued
This can involved complicated drainage surgeries, nerve blocking injections, and sometimes in very sever conditions removal of part or all of the pancreas.
Pain medication is a commonly used treatment as well.

In brief: Continued
This can involved complicated drainage surgeries, nerve blocking injections, and sometimes in very sever conditions removal of part or all of the pancreas.
Pain medication is a commonly used treatment as well.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
Thank
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