Signs and Symptoms of Chronic pancreatitis are:
- Oily, smelly stools (steatorrhea)
- Losing weight without trying
- Upper abdominal pain
The inflammation of the pancreas that does not heal with time is known as chronic pancreatitis. Chronic pancreatitis results in permanent damage and scarring. It leads to the development of calcium stones in the pancreas, which can lead to the blockage of the tube or the pipe that carries digestive enzymes and juices to your stomach. The blockage may bring down the amount of pancreatic enzymes and hormones, which makes it harder for your body to control the blood sugar levels and digest food. This can bring about genuine medical issues, including diabetes & malnutrition.
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.
Treatment of pancreatitis depends on the situation and cause of your pancreatitis. The treatment is different for every patient...
Treatment of pancreatitis depends on the situation and cause of your pancreatitis. The treatment is different for every patient.
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.
The Medanta Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences has been set up with an aim to provide supreme quality diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients suffering from any disorder associated with the digestive tract. The institute enc..
The Medanta Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary Sciences has been set up with an aim to provide supreme quality diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients suffering from any disorder associated with the digestive tract. The institute encompasses all advanced technologies and the most advanced facilities are provided. The highly experienced doctors perform all major endoscopy and radiology-assisted procedures for GI, Liver, and Biliopancreatic disorders. In coordination with other departments, they also run a gastrointestinal and liver high dependency unit for patients suffering from various disorders.
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