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WHAT IS PANCREATITIS (TYPES, CAUSES, AND SYMPTOMS) ?

What is pancreas?

The pancreas is a large gland behind the stomach and next to the small intestine. The pancreas does two main things:

  • It releases powerful digestive enzymes into the small intestine to aid the digestion of food.
  • The pancreas also produces hormones which are involved in the processing of glucose in the body.

What is pancreatitis?

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. The Signs and symptoms of pancreatitis include pain in the upper abdomen, nausea, and vomiting.There are two main types of pancreatitis. Continue reading “WHAT IS PANCREATITIS (TYPES, CAUSES, AND SYMPTOMS) ?”

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