Do doctors see a lot of patients with pancreatitis?

Yes. We don't always recognize the problem however, see your primary provider to further evaluate.

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Hi, Doctor; I'm in the hospital right now for the 5th time with acute pancreatitis. It's been almost two years since my last hospitalization, and the doctor treating me has said in that time the method for treating pancreatitis patients has changed. Is th

Changed. I am sure the doctor has changed concerns about pancreatitis but you do not yet give any further information. If you can, please send me more information so I can respond to you. Read more...
What difference? You don't say what the difference is. The main thing that comes to mind is that it's less common these days to automatically use a nasogastric tube to keep the stomach empty. Just withholding food until pain starts to improve usually is sufficient. If some other difference is on your mind, you'll need to ask a new question. Best wishes for a speedy recovery! Read more...