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What type of Doctor Specializes in Pancreatitis?

Posted 26 Jul 2010 by sporter669 3 answers

I just found out that my husband has Pancreatitis, he was in the hospital for 4 days, however they didn't refer him to any specialist, they just said to follow up with his primary physician. I know that there has to be a Doctor that specializes in this, does anyone know?

Is there anyone out there with Chronic Pancreatitis?

Posted 30 Aug 2010 by Stacy365 12 answers

I have been dealing with chronic pain from Pancreatitis for 13 1/2 years now. I haven't really talked to alot of people with this and was just wondering if anyone is having all these feelings that I do. I was at one point seeing a counselor but then my insurance changed after I got divorced ...

Pancreatitis - what Happens When The Pancreas Is Calcified?

Posted 8 Nov 2013 by RubyBlue 3 answers

I am a 54 yr old woman who was first diagnosed with pancreatitis over 20 yrs ago. I had been drinking heavily for 10 yrs when I had first attack which hospitalized me for 9 days. The pain was without doubt the most excruciating I have ever felt. Yes, I was advised not to drink... and no, I ignored ...

Chronic Pancreatitis - I am having a GI tube put in on 9/9/11 I am so scared I can barely breath!?

Posted 25 Aug 2011 by mnmomma2011 12 answers

... Please help? I have NO SUPPORT because I live in a very small town! MRCP shows that I have chronic pancreatitis! I am not a drinker or diabetic & I am going to be 36 in 2 weeks!

Chronic Pancreatitis and IBS - what other pain meds can I take?

Posted 9 Jun 2012 by Queenfarro 7 answers

I am a 27 yr. old female that has Chronic Pancreatitis and IBS. I have never had a drink in my life. I know that having this disease makes you lose weight but I have gained around 30 lbs but it looks like swelling, suring a flare up I could really make people believe that I am pregnant..I dont know ...

Any suggestions on what the BEST PAIN MED there is to deal w/chronic pancreatitis?

Posted 6 Nov 2011 by mnmomma2011 4 answers

My pain is sooo INTENSE @ times that I can't even take in a full breath! I have lost 70 lbs. Since the last week in June! Not being able to eat anything but yogurt & sugar free popsicles! I just found out that a lot of "friends" & some family has said I look like I have been ...

Can Depakote cause pancreatitis?

Posted 16 Aug 2011 by vtchachi78 5 answers

I was recently prescribed on a Thursday 1000mg of Depakote daily. On Monday I was violently ill and went to the ER and they diagnosed me with acute pancreatitis. The ER i went to discharged me but did not tell me to stop taking the medicine. My psychiatrist told me the very next morning to continue ...

How long does Creon take to work?

Posted 21 Feb 2018 by Hrogers91 1 answer

I’m a 26 year old male with pancreatitis, I’ve just been prescribed Creon, 25000 with snacks and 50000 with meals. I’ve been having diarrhea for over a year now. Will this help?

Chronic Pancreatitis - I'm a 28 year old male and have had chronic pancrantitis for one year and?

Posted 1 Aug 2012 by Brian oc ca 3 answers

... five months, I take creon 12000 2 pill every time I eat its seems to be helping in the way that I can digest my food now but I'm still in pain every day my pancreas enzymes look a bit better now at least that what the doctor says they're still elevated just not as bad and my doctor ...

After 2+ years of diaherra, bloating nausea and pain I was finally told I have Chronic Pancreatitis?

Posted 19 Mar 2013 by BettyJD 4 answers

... Discovered in a CT scan. First question was how much do you drink? answer maybe one drink every 3-4 months. Dr prescribed Creon 20, took it first day, next am sore throat, same for days 2 & 3 day 4 could not speak and throat hurt really bad. Did not take pills on Sunday, am could speak ...

Can anyone tell us how the low fat diet works for Chronic Pancreatitis and taking Creon?

Posted 23 Mar 2013 by hawks829 5 answers

My daughter was just diagnosed 3/21/2013 with chronic pancreatitis, she is only 22 years old and has had it for about 14 years, she has been sick and in pain everyday of her life, first they thought it was food allergies, she is allergic to about everything, when she was 14 they told her it was ...

I was hospitalized with pancreatitis about 6 months ago. I had been getting more and more...

Posted 7 Mar 2018 by rdanforth 1 answer

... fatigued leading up to that. I'm better but still am easily fatigued. I'm always hungry and gain weight a lot easier. The doctor tells me I have chronic pancreatitis, I take Creon but It seams like stuff doesn't move through like it should. Will I ever get back to 100%? Also I ...

Chronic Pancreatitis - I quit taking Creon 10 sometime in July. I did not have the money to buy it?

Posted 25 Oct 2009 by davis6271 4 answers

... and have no health insurance. I have now lost so much weight, I look like a prisoner of war picture. My bones are almost sticking out of my skin. Should I refill the prescription I have or call the doctor?

Chronic Pancreatitis - have been dealing with this issue for about 16 years and I'm 38 years old.I?

Posted 2 Mar 2014 by kristiegraham 4 answers

... was just diagnosed with pancreatitis idk if its acute or chronic.I go see my regular doctor in 6 days.Is it possible to have had this disease all along and they never knew it? I have had the same symptoms all these years.I have horrific stabbing pains in my upper abdomen and straight through to ...

NEED HELP FAST!!! Nasty egg burps?

Posted 26 May 2012 by fcory 2 answers

I have severe cronich pancreatitis & I have really messed up ducts & surroundings. For the past few months I have been getting these burps that taste & smell like I just ate a rotten boiled egg. I mean they are BAD!! I have been getting them alot more lately too & they make me hurl ...

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