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Unsaturated fat and inflammation

TL;DR No, you don't need to favor saturated fats in the hopes that if you do suffer from acute pancreatitis in the future, the overall harm will be slightly less severe. Your supporting links all ...
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Correlation between gallbladder disease and pancreatitis

Gallstones are the most frequent cause of acute pancreatitis. According to the American Gastroenterology Association (see ref below), gallstone related acute pancreatitis represent 35-40% of the cases....
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Aphthous ulcer in pancreatic cancer

Assuming you are certain that the oral ulceration you are referring to is aphthous stomatitis, pain killers should be considered, especially if hydration and nutrition are affected. Aphthous ulcers ...
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Is one more susceptible to chronic pancreatitis if one's pancreas hemorrhaged during a single inexplicable acute pancreatitis event?

Yes, it is possible that one gradually develops chronic pancreatitis after a single attack of acute pancreatitis. Pancreatitis (NIDDK) The chronic form of pancreatitis can be triggered by one ...
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Why is trypsin inhibitor present if trypsin is already secreted in form of trypsinogen?

This excellent description of the pathophysiology of digestion answers your question by explaining in more detail how trypsinogen gets from the pancreas to the intestinal lumen. "Several ...
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Pancreatitis and consumption of alcohol

In general, if the episode of acute pancreatitis was not due to alcohol consumption and has completely resolved, it would be relatively safe for an individual to resume limited alcohol consumption. ...
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