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Pancreatitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatitis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20360241

Sep 24th, 2021 - Pancreatitis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of experts, including digestive disease specialists (gastroenterologists), radiologists, surgeons and other professionals, works together to care for people with pancreatitis. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — you benefit from the knowledge and experience of each specialist. ...

Pancreatitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20360227

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Open pop-up dialog box Close Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Gallstones are a common cause of pancreatitis. Gallstones, produced in the gallbladder, can slip out of the gallbladder and block the bile duct, stopping pancreatic enzymes from traveling to the small intestine and forcing them back into the pancreas. The e...

Pancreatitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20360233

Sep 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose pancreatitis include: Blood tests to look for elevated levels of pancreatic enzymes, along with white blood cells, kidney function and liver enzymes Abdominal ultrasound to look for gallstones and pancreas inflammation Computerized tomography (CT) scan to look for gallstones and assess the extent of pancreas inflammation Magnetic resonance imaging...

Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15806-pancreatic-cancer

Sep 7th, 2021 - Overview Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment What is the pancreas? The pancreas is a small, hockey stick-shaped gland located behind the stomach. The main jobs of the pancreas are to aid in food digestion and regulate blood sugar levels in the body. The pancreas is involved in maintaining blood sugar levels because it makes insulin and glucagon, two hormones that control...

Gallstones - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gallstones/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354220

Aug 20th, 2021 - Diagnosis Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) uses a dye to highlight the bile ducts and pancreatic duct on X-ray images. A thin, flexible tube (endoscope) with a camera on the end is passed down your throat a...

Pancreatic cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355431

Jun 6th, 2021 - Pancreatic cancer care at Mayo Clinic Why choose Mayo Clinic for pancreatic adenocarcinoma Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic experts provide comprehensive care for people with pancreatic cancer. Your team may include specialists in surgery, gastroenterology, radiology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, nutrition and other areas if needed. Doctors from these specialties work ...

Autoimmune pancreatitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autoimmune-pancreatitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369804

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Autoimmune pancreatitis is difficult to diagnose, because its signs and symptoms are very similar to those of pancreatic cancer. However, an accurate diagnosis is extremely important. Undiagnosed cancer may result in delaying or not receiving necessary treatment. People with AIP tend to have a general enlargement of the pancreas, but they may also have a mass in the pancreas. To pinpo...

Autoimmune pancreatitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autoimmune-pancreatitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20369800

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Overview Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a chronic inflammation that is thought to be caused by the body's immune system attacking the pancreas and that responds to steroid therapy. Two subtypes of AIP are now recognized, type 1 and type 2. Type 1 AIP is the pancreatic manifestation of a disease called IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD). This disease often affects multiple organs including the pan...

Autoimmune pancreatitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autoimmune-pancreatitis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20369810

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Autoimmune pancreatitis care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic specialists offer personalized treatment for people with autoimmune pancreatitis. Your care team works together to deliver exactly the care you need. Your Mayo Clinic care team An experienced team of gastroenterologists, endoscopists, pathologists, radiologists and surgeons works together to provide multidisciplinary care for those with au...

Hiccups:
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17672-hiccups

Jan 6th, 2021 - Overview What are hiccups? Hiccups are repeated spasms of your diaphragm paired with a ‘hic’ sound from your vocal cords closing. Your diaphragm is a muscle under your ribcage, separating your chest and stomach area. This muscle is an important part of the breathing process. It moves downward when you breathe in and upward when you breathe out. Two things happen when you hiccup: Your diaphragm ...

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS): S
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15283-acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome-ards

Jun 20th, 2020 - Overview What is acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)? Acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, is an inflammatory lung injury that happens when fluids build up in small air sacs (called alveoli) in the lungs. ARDS prevents the lungs from filling up with air and causes dangerously low oxygen levels in the blood (hypoxemia). This condition prevents other organs such as brain, heart, k...

Pancreatitis: Diagnosis, Tests, Manage
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8103-pancreatitis

Jun 4th, 2020 - Overview What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the pancreas. When the pancreas is inflamed, the powerful digestive enzymes it makes can damage its tissue. The inflamed pancreas can cause release of inflammatory cells and toxins that may harm your lungs, kidneys and heart. There are two forms of pancreatitis: Acute pancreatitis is a sudden and short bout of inflamma...

Cystic fibrosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cystic-fibrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20353700

Mar 14th, 2020 - Overview Cystic fibrosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Cystic fibrosis Cystic fibrosis In cystic fibrosis, the airways fill with thick, sticky mucus, making it difficult to breathe. The thick mucus is also an ideal breeding ground for bacteria and fungi. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs in the body. Cystic fib...

Pancreatic cysts - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cysts/symptoms-causes/syc-20375993

Feb 28th, 2020 - Overview Pancreas Open pop-up dialog box Close Pancreas Pancreas The pancreas is a large organ that lies horizontally in your upper abdomen behind your stomach. Pancreatic cysts are saclike pockets of fluid on or in your pancreas. The pancreas is a large organ behind the stomach that produces hormones and enzymes that help digest food. Pancreatic cysts are typically found during imaging testing...

Pancreatic cysts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cysts/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375997

Feb 28th, 2020 - Diagnosis Types of pancreatic cysts Open pop-up dialog box Close Types of pancreatic cysts Types of pancreatic cysts Many kinds of cysts can grow on the pancreas, some cancerous and some benign. Pancreatic cysts are diagnosed more often than in the past because improved imaging technology finds them more readily. Many pancreatic cysts are found during abdominal scans for other problems. After t...

Hyperglycemia: Causes, Symptoms, Treat
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9815-hyperglycemia-high-blood-sugar

Feb 12th, 2020 - Overview What is hyperglycemia? Hyperglycemia, or high blood glucose, occurs when there is too much sugar in the blood. This happens when your body has too little insulin (the hormone that transports glucose into the blood), or if your body can't use insulin properly. The condition is most often linked with diabetes. Hyperglycemia is blood glucose greater than 125 mg/dL (milligrams per decilite...

Blind loop syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/blind-loop-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370172

Oct 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis The first step in diagnosing blind loop syndrome is usually an imaging test, such as: Abdominal X-ray Abdominal CT scan You may have additional tests to check for bacterial overgrowth in your small intestine, poor fat absorption, or other problems that may be causing or contributing to your symptoms: Barium X-ray of the small intestine. This test uses a contrast solution (barium) to c...

Gallstones: Treatment, Definition, Risk
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/7313-gallstones

Oct 7th, 2019 - Overview Do You Have Gallstone Pain? What are gallstones? Gallstones are stone-like objects that develop in the gallbladder or bile ducts (the pipe-like system within the liver). Gallstones can range dramatically in size, from tiny grains of sand to golf ball-sized objects. Interestingly, small stones can often cause the most trouble. These are stones that can leave the gallbladder and get stuc...

Biliary Stricture: Symptoms, Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15796-biliary-stricture

Jan 25th, 2019 - Overview What is biliary stricture? Biliary stricture, also known as bile duct stricture, occurs when the bile duct gets smaller or narrower. The bile duct is the tube that takes bile from the liver to the small bowel. Bile is a substance that helps in digestion of fatty food and excreting (getting rid of) harmful substances. When the bile duct becomes narrow, it makes it difficult for bile to ...

Frequent Bowel Movements: Causes, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17791-frequent-bowel-movements

Jun 5th, 2018 - Overview What are frequent bowel movements? Frequent bowel movements is a condition in which a person defecates (eliminates waste from the bowel) more often than usual. There is no “normal” number of bowel movements. Many healthcare providers agree that healthy bowel movement frequency can range from three times a day to three times a week. However, your 'normal' pattern may be different from t...