Mild Pancreatitus

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Is there such a thing as mild pancreatitis. I had it BAD 26 years ago. I did stop drinking but recently started again. Over the past 2 weeks I drank a lot. Im experiencing mild abdomen discomfort for the past 2 days. I was wondering if I fasted for a few days would this go away? 

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    I've had pancreatitis for the past year through alcoholism and it only takes me a few nights drinking even the weakest of beer to set mine off again,it normally takes about a week or 2 for the pain and sickness to subside without any alcohol,or high fat foods,but this is the first i've hered of pancreatitis to flare up after 26 year's.

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    If you've had pancreatitus, you shouldn't drink. Ever. Of course, you can but it'll only aggravate your pancreas so it's up to you. Some people can get away with the odd drink but once the pancreas is damaged, it doesn't heal. Fasting will help rest it if you have pain (drink water though). But it's best not to drink. I miss having the odd glass of wine but it's not worth the pain.

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      I'm the same i miss having a nice cold bitter every evening but when i think about it, it's not worth the pains and sickness,I still somtimes find it difficult to resist the urge to drink,a year and half ago i was always in hospital for alcohol related sicknesses such fatty liver disease and the finnally last year chronic pancreatitis,it's not worth your life.

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    Yes, fast and go on a fat free diet and stop drinking for atleast 6 months to a year, contuniung drinking or eating fatty can possibly get you chronic pancreatitis.

    Let you pancreas heal.

    And are you sure is pancreatitis, gallstones and ibs have similar symptoms.

    Check your lipase and amylase levels, of its pancreatis they should remain elevated for like 2 weeks.

    Good luck and godbless

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    Thanks for your help everyone.....Ive been pretty concerned and frankly down right scared for the past 2 days. I hope I havent permantley screwed myself
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      Yes it is possible to have pancreatitis mildly. If I drink heavy I notice bloating some mild pain in back and under my ribs. I massage it away and fast for 24 hours. Drink broth or light soup. Lots of water. 800 mg of ibuprofen every 8 hours and heat will get those mild twinges gone in 24 hours. Good luck b
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      Poppy thank you very much. It feels a little better today. I was really concerned yesterday. I was in the hospital with this 25=26 years ago. I stopped drinking but recently started again. I think I will stop again.
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