Pancreatitis life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Pancreatitis?

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ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Pancreatitis

ICD10 code of Pancreatitis and ICD9 code

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Is Pancreatitis contagious?

Is Pancreatitis contagious?

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Is Pancreatitis hereditary?

Is Pancreatitis hereditary?

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It causes pain, nauseous, weakness, weight loss

It cause pain,nauseous, weakness, weight loss


Digestive system
Digestive system


  • Pain nauseous weight loss


  • Most common is to withhold food and drink for a few days to give your pancreas time to rest
  • Stories of Pancreatitis

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      My story starts 25 years ago, with a trip to the hospital and a stay. My diagnosis was Acute Pancreatitis, a disease with one of  its  main symptoms and result of an acute attack is  really severe pain. I would experience these...
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    since the ages of being a toddler, I've had attacks of something but they never did the right tests to find the right diagnosis. Until, December 2014 was I then diagnosed with pancreatitis. Ever since I have found out that it is a mutation (PRSS1 gen...
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    unsure of which year I first had Budd- Chiari, but diagnosed 2008, but with necrotizing pancreatitis. Have had pancreas disease for at least 16 years. Necrotizing Pancreatitis (worst form, just before cancer). Disabled Veteran.
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    Explaining what has gone on with my life feels a bit like a novel or a Oscar nominated film as you really couldn't script it. In 2006 I came back from my first year at university and re-registered at my doctors. I gave a urine sample and the next thi...

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    I have Crohn's Disease and I had six episodes of accute pancreatitis.  Doctors do not know what is wrong with me; all the tests were fine.  There are no signals of autoinmune pancreatitis or chronic pancreatitis,  so I have been diagno...
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    need help and advice what to eat as can't find anything that works for me 
    Question 497
    Possible pancreatitis paintreatments are (strong) painkillers (own doctor) or neurostimulation (done in a multidisciplinair paincentre) or intrathecale paintherapy (done in a multidisciplinair paincentre). Possible use of enzymes such as Creon and ot...
    Question 496
    The most common symptom of pancreatitis is a severe upper abdominal and/or left upper quadrant pain radiating to the back. Unexplained weight loss may occur from a lack of pancreatic enzymes hindering digestion.

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    Statistics of Pancreatitis

    20 people with Pancreatitis have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Pancreatitis is 1452 points (40 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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