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pancreatitis

last year I had five operations - gall bladder removal which burst during surgery, removal of gallstone in bileduct; 3 weeks on life support followed by two more operations for necrosis of colon due to adhesions from gynaecological surgery many years ago. I now have upper stomach pain, severe back pain at same level, fever, headaches and itching.  Could this be pancreatitis?
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Ask your doctor to do a blood test for amylase & lipase levels.  
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Yes get these checked at the emergency.  Pancreatitis is dangerous if it is the acute kind.  If your levels are not raised you could have chronic pancreatitis so you could get tested for that.
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