Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis


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Comment from: jon, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: June 16

I have pain in my left side and left back from chronic pancreatitis. I take lipase. I ate a fatty meal which put me to bed. I found that not eating, taking Zenpep and an antacid helped most. Pancreas now acts up easily, and I experience pain, nausea, feeling extremely poorly overall, and now I have palpitations. I intend to see a professional as heart disease history is predominant.

Comment from: Abdominal pain hedac, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 17

I have pain in lower chest area, in the middle, and heavy headache and vomiting. Now I am 39 weeks pregnant. Yesterday night I had some cottage cheese food and after eating within 2 hours pain started. I am concerned it is pancreatitis.

Comment from: Tommy, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: January 20

I have had chronic pancreatitis about 3 1/2 years ago and now suffering from constant diarrhea.

Comment from: bluemoonchar, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: November 17

I have been hospitalized several times for acute pancreatitis. I don't drink and I don't have diabetes. This perplexed doctors. Finally my gastroenterologist said that I had small bowel obstruction and then pancreatitis follows. Usually it is the other way around. I have had multiple surgeries from a car accident, and other surgeries, so I have scar tissue all over the place. My intestines have narrowed and I can only eat soft foods. I am obstructed with fiber and chunks of food. Then all backs up and I get liver problems and pancreatitis. I am far from normal. So if any of you are not drinkers or diabetic, discuss this with your doctor.


Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer

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