Abdominal Pain

Please note that before reading my suggestions, see your doctor and this website is not a substitute for medical advice. 

Draft page – some ideas jotted down. 

Diverticulosis or diverticular disease is a problem in your colon that can cause diarrhoea, bloating, and/or pain. This problem needs to be assessed and managed by your doctor. Below is a video explaining diverticulosis.

Pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is extremely painful and difficult to treat. Surgeries like distal pancreatectomy or lateral pancreaticojejunostomy can have long term side effects. 

ERCP – endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography – basically as scope (camera) from your mouth down your throat and through the hollow of your stomach and upper small intestine – can be used to:

remove stones in ducts

and even used to treat strictures (scarring) in your ducts (sphincterotomy)

 Some surgeons will use ultrasound to perform celiac (nerve) blocks.