Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency

What is Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency?

Lack of exocrine secretions of pancreas, due to destruction of acini, usually by chronic pancreatitis; lack of digestive enzymes from pancreas results in diarrhea, usually fatty (steatorrhea).

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I have a lot of burping an d pain on my left side just below the my ribs, could it be my gallbladder?

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Brief Answer:
More possible to be bowel related problem.

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I am trying to find out what the test is for Habba Syndrome. After reading about it I believe that it is what my husband suffers from.

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Brief Answer:
It is a diagnosis of exclusion - no specific test

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Habba Syndrome is a relatively new concept and...

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Can Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency or GERD cause pain on both sides of the upper abdomen? I was told I more than likely have epi (due to this...

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Brief Answer:
GERD

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I can understand your concern and worry towards the diagnosis of cancer. But this not in your case.
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