What are the symptoms of pancreatitis
Acute pancreatitis symptoms include:
This is the most prominent symptom. It is usually very intense and constant; the character is described by the patients as cutting and sharp. Sometimes it might lead to a shock. Upper abdominal pain sits behind the ribs on the right or left side if the whole organ is inflamed the pain goes around like a belt.
• Fever, low or high blood pressure.
Patient’s features sharpen, skin becomes pale, gradually the complexion becomes gray.
• Nausea and hiccups.
Vomiting with the bile does not bring a relief.
• Diarrhea or constipation.
• Shortness of breath.
• Skin cyanosis.
It can happen when blood penetrates the skin of the abdomen from the inflamed gland.
Chronic pancreatitis symptoms include:
Episodic pain in fifteen minutes after the meal can last from several hours up to several days. It is localized mostly in the upper part of the abdomen, sometimes on the left side of the chest or loins, can also go around the back. Pain intensity decreases when a person leans forward when sitting.
• Abdominal cramps.
• Chronic diarrhea.
• Weight loss.
Skin and eyes become slightly yellow. In can disappear from time to time.