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About pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is the redness and swelling (inflammation) of the pancreas. This happens when digestive juices or enzymes attack the pancreas.​​


Pancreatitis treatment


In many cases, Pancreatitis can be relieved through diet and lifestyle changes, such as quitting smoking, avoiding overeating, losing weight and decreasing alcohol intake. We'll help decide which — from diet modification and medication therapy to surgery — is best for you.

Treatment plans for patients will be determined by their care team based on age, medical history, type of Pancreatitis and personal preferences. Options may include:

  • Hospitalization, rest wi​th IV fluids
  • Surgery
  • Medicación
  • Clinical Trials (when appropriate)
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