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What pain relief is best for pancreatitis?

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Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management
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In brief: Intestinal rest

Basically the principle is to rest the intestine, so that there is minimal pancreatic secretion.
Pancreatic enzymes degrade protein, but with injury or malfunction of the pancreas it may autolize or damage nearby tissues. So parenteral feedings for acute bouts and appropriate narcotics to treat the pain and decrease stress.

In brief: Intestinal rest

Basically the principle is to rest the intestine, so that there is minimal pancreatic secretion.
Pancreatic enzymes degrade protein, but with injury or malfunction of the pancreas it may autolize or damage nearby tissues. So parenteral feedings for acute bouts and appropriate narcotics to treat the pain and decrease stress.
Dr. Jordan Fersel
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

It depends whether you have acute or chronic.
.......Your GI will explain you in detail.

In brief: Depends

It depends whether you have acute or chronic.
.......Your GI will explain you in detail.
Dr. Tapan Joshi
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