Pancreatitis

About- Pancreatitis which may be acute or chronic is the inflammation in the pancreas.
Symptoms-
 Abdominal bloating
 Abdominal tenderness
 Fever
 Hiccups
 Indigestion
 Nausea & vomiting
 Oily, smelly stools (steatorrhea)
 Rapid pulse
 Unexplained weight loss
 Upper abdominal pain that radiates to the back
 
Causes-

Pancreatitis occurs when digestive enzymes become activated inside the pancreas, which irritate the cells of the pancreas and cause inflammation. Probable medical conditions that can lead to Pancreatitis include:
 Abdominal Injury
 Abdominal surgery
 Alcoholism
 Cystic fibrosis
 Family history of Pancreatitis
 Gallstones
 High triglyceride levels in the blood (hypertriglyceridemia)
 Hypercalcemia
 Hyperparathyroidism
 Infection
 Pancreatic cancer
 Side effects of certain medications
 Smoking
 
Specialists to visit
 Gastroenterologist

 General Surgeon

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.emedicinehealth.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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