Pancreatitis: causes, symptoms, treatment

Pancreatitis is a disease of the pancreas, accompanied by inflammation, indigestion and production of the hormone insulin.

There are two forms of pancreatitis:

  • acute function of the pancreas can be recovered.
  • chronic - is characterized by the gradual decrease of the functions of the pancreas.

Causes of pancreatitis

Inflammation of the pancreas may be caused by the following factors:

  • excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages;
  • injury;
  • the presence of other diseases (gallstones, inflammatory processes in the internals);
  • the reception of some medicines;
  • genetic susceptibility to disturbance of metabolism.

In the absence of proper treatment of acute pancreatitis becomes chronic.

Symptoms of chronic pancreatitis

On the development of chronic pancreatitis show these signs:

  • pain in the abdomen, which are on the rise after a meal;
  • nausea and vomiting;
  • chills;
  • weakness;
  • violation of the chair.

Decrease appetite, there is irritability.

When these symptoms, you should consult your doctor, who will determine how to treat chronic pancreatitis.

Treatment of chronic pancreatitis

During exacerbation of the disease the patient hospitalization. To learn how to properly treat a chronic pancreatitis, a doctor will do a number of analyses and research. After that will be assigned specific analgesics, droppers and other drugs. In a mandatory manner prescribed diet, up to medical starvation.

In addition, patients assigned to sanatorium-resort treatment, which consists in reception of mineral water, diet, and normalization of the daily routine.

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