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10 Symptoms of Pancreatitis

Kimberly Love

Imagine having what you perceived was a mere stomach ache, develop into an ailment that is fatal in just a matter of hours? That is precisely what pancreatitis is capable of; a disease that most adults are totally unaware of.

Your pancreas isn’t exactly something people think about on a daily basis, but it is a vital piece of maintaining your health. It is the organ that neighbors the gall bladder and the stomach with a primary functions to keep your blood sugar levels in check, and to aide in proper digestion. Over 200,000 cases of pancreatitis are diagnosed each year in the United States, which results in a hospital stay to stabilize the patient’s pain level and perform imaging test to determine if the patient requires gallbladder surgery or something to the nature.

If you feel you are experiencing one or more of these noted symptoms, please consult with your doctor.

Here are the 10 most common signs of pancreatitis:

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