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Chronic pancreatitis : Treatment

Treatment People with severe pain or who are losing weight may need to stay in the hospital for: Pain medicines Fluids given through a vein (IV) Stopping food or fluid by mouth to limit the activity of the pancreas, and … Read more

Chronic pancreatitis : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Abdominal pain Greatest in the upper abdomen May last from hours to days Eventually may be continuous May get worse from eating or drinking May get worse from drinking alcohol May also be felt in the back … Read more

Chronic pancreatitis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Chronic pancreatitis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Definition Chronic pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas that does not heal or improve, gets worse over time, and leads to permanent damage. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors The pancreas is an organ located behind the stomach that produces chemicals … Read more