Signs and Symptoms of Chronic pancreatitis are:
- Oily, smelly stools (steatorrhea)
- Losing weight without trying
- Upper abdominal pain
Reasons that may lead to Chronic pancreatitis are:
The doctor will carry out a normal physical examination. If they doubt that you have chronic pancreatitis they will refer some tests to you for further diagnosis....
The doctor will carry out a normal physical examination. If they doubt that you have chronic pancreatitis they will refer some tests to you for further diagnosis.
Patient experiences severe pain during pancreatitis, so the doctor prescribes some pain killers to help control the pain.
The pancreas is given some time to recover during your initial days at the hospital, so during this period you are not allowed to eat anything.
You will be given extra fluids through a vein in your arm, because your body requires fluids & energy to repair your pancreas.
Surgical treatment is required after your pancreatitis is brought under control depending on the reason behind your pancreatitis:
Take an appointment with your doctor in case you have persevering abdominal pain. In case your abdominal pain is severe to the point that you can't sit still, seek immediate mediacal assistance.