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welcome to the chat
yes, if you have chronic pancreatitis, you are not producing the enzymes needed to digest food
so you may have some chronic diarrhea, bloating etc
\I take meds (RX) for that., Creon 24.
I understand, but they don't replace the real deal
Another possibility is small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome
you can read about it here
eating a lot of yogurt and probiotics may help your symptoms tremendously
I have had pancreatitis for about 5 yrs and this problem has just started about 6 mos. ago.
as mentioned it can be the small bowel bacterial overgrowth
check out the link :-)
who do I see about this?
you can talk to your regular doctor about it
read the link
or you can talk to your GI doc
did you get that?
try the probiotics and yogurt first :-)