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Is it normal to still have pseudocysts even after 6mths from having serious pancreatitis from ercp, gallbladder removed 2mths ago, still having pain?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not...

Its probable that your pancreatitis predated the ercp, & that the exam was performed to better characterize the disease.
Ercp-associated pancreatitis seldom causes chronic pancreatitis, which sounds like what you describe. If this is indeed the case, talk to your doctor (who best knows your history & risks) about your next course of action. Please of course avoid any alcohol intake. Good luck to u.

In brief: Probably not...

Its probable that your pancreatitis predated the ercp, & that the exam was performed to better characterize the disease.
Ercp-associated pancreatitis seldom causes chronic pancreatitis, which sounds like what you describe. If this is indeed the case, talk to your doctor (who best knows your history & risks) about your next course of action. Please of course avoid any alcohol intake. Good luck to u.
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In brief: It may be.

If the cysts are small and the pain is not disabling it is best to wait and hope it all resolves.
The more severe the pancreatic inflammation, the longer it takes the pancreas to get well, but severe pain and enlarging cysts would signal the need to do further testing and possible treatment directed at the pancreatic duct.

In brief: It may be.

If the cysts are small and the pain is not disabling it is best to wait and hope it all resolves.
The more severe the pancreatic inflammation, the longer it takes the pancreas to get well, but severe pain and enlarging cysts would signal the need to do further testing and possible treatment directed at the pancreatic duct.
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