Pancreatitis Treatment


Pancreatitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a large organ behind the stomach that produces digestive enzymes and a number hormones. Signs and symptoms of pancreatitis include pain in upper abdomen , nausea and vomiting. The pain often goes into the back and is usually severe.

Sign and Symptoms:

  •  Heart and  respiratory rates are often elevated.
  •  The abdomen is usually tender but to a lesser degree than the pain itself.
  •  Fever or jaundice may be present.
  • Upper abdominal  or left upper quadrant burning pain radiating to the back.
  • Vomiting that is worse with eating.
  • Presence of internal bleeding.