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Medicines That Can Cause Pancreatitis - Topic Overview

In certain cases, medicines may cause inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). These include:

Many medicines can cause pancreatitis. The medicines listed here are just some examples. If you are diagnosed with pancreatitis, your doctor will want to know if you have started taking any new medicines.

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Understanding Appendicitis -- Treatment

Diagnosing appendicitis can be tricky: Time is critical, yet symptoms are frequently vague or extremely similar to other, less urgent ailments, such as bladder infection, colitis, Crohn's disease, gastritis, gastroenteritis, and ovary problems.  Appendicitis can often be diagnosed by your doctor gently pressing on your lower right abdomen, which will often be the maximum point of tenderness. A urine test will also be performed to rule out a urinary tract infection. Appendicitis can cause rectal...

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Last Updated: May 24, 2013
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