Pancreatic dysfunction

What is Pancreatic dysfunction?

The pancreas is a glandular organ in the digestive system and endocrine system of vertebrates. In humans, it is located in the abdominal cavity behind the stomach. It is an endocrine gland producing several important hormones, including insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, and pancreatic polypeptide which circulate in the blood. The pancreas is also a digestive organ, secreting pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes that assist digestion and absorption of nutrients in the small intestine. These enzymes help to further break down the carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids in the chyme.

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Hi, I'm adicted to steroids for past 4 yrs due to ulcerative colitis . It may lead to diabetis? I m 32, suffering from ulcerative colitis sice...

doctor1 MD

Hi Priya, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Steroids are known to cause Diabetes Secondary to Pancreatitis or Pancreatic Dysfunction but not known...

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For the last 18 months I have had the following symptoms near constantly day and night:

- Severe to moderate pressure-type pain in the...

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According to the history i think this is a gastrointestinal problem i mean gastric reflux.



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I used to get Stomach Pain everytime wen i have food, and it will be there for 1 to 2 hours. Wat will be the problem ?

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your query.

I appreciate your efforts for medical consultation in so much distress.

The most common cause of abdominal pain after...

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