Burning in the pancreas is often accompanied by pain, heartburn, throbbing, and a feeling of heaviness in the abdominal region. Why is this happening? Because iron is an extremely important organ that regulates the balance of glucose in the body; responsible for the production of enzymes; controls the process of digestion and metabolism.
With the slightest malfunction of the body, deviations in the work of the digestive tract appear, the level of glucose falls, enzymes cease to normally split. This leads to the development of serious pathologies that can quickly become neglected, if they do not give importance to their first signs in time.
In most cases, people with symptoms of pancreatic disease have been hurting her for years. However, they did not feel much discomfort, while inflammation did not become significant. It can cause a life-threatening acute attack, therefore, with the first symptoms of organ inflammation, you should consult a doctor. These include:
- Abdominal pain extending to the left side;
- Nausea, vomiting;
- Weight loss:
- Itching near the navel;
- Bad appetite.
Why is burning pancreas
The sensation of burning in the pancreas is a strong signal that the body is not working properly. It can be weak, strong, manifest itself for a few hours or not pass day or night.
In any case, the discomfort must be paid attention to and immediately seek the help of specialists. They will determine by the nature of the localization of burning, which part of the gland is affected - the tail, head or body.
Generally, a burning sensation in this organ indicates the development of pancreatitis, which has already passed into severe form.
In the gland tissues atrophy, and this process is increasing. Burning sensations in the epigastric stem from its swelling. If the edema is large, they will be pronounced, painful, if small - weak.
Causes of burning may be different. These include:
- Disruptions in the digestive system. Usually enzymes are responsible for the breakdown of proteins, fats, carbohydrates in the pancreas. Food that a person consumes moves along the digestive tract, during normal functioning of the pancreas, under the influence of these enzymes is broken down and well digested. If they are not enough, the food that has got into the stomach is practically not absorbed and turns into a lump. As a result, a person has nausea, heartburn, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. After a while, the contents of the stomach sour and causes inflammation.
- Burning may occur due to acute inflammation of the pancreas, which caused disturbances in the work of the digestive organs. This, for example, may be the development of a stomach ulcer or inflammation of the walls of the esophagus.
- The occurrence of burning pain in pancreatitis often occurs during drastic changes in the diet or in a person's lifestyle. The pancreas is very sensitive to them.
Often burning is accompanied by a pulsation caused by a spasm, which causes an inflammatory process. It contracts the walls of the vessels, and the aorta pulses. Sometimes there is no ripple in pancreatitis, indicating a severe swelling of the gland.
In this case, emergency medical care is required, since the patient may collapse.
How to stop a burning sensation with pancreatitis
Burning in people suffering from inflammation of the pancreas, due to malfunctions of the digestive tract. With this disease, they are inevitable. There are not enough pancreatic enzymes in the body, as a result of which food digestion is slowed down.
There is a burning sensation, which is especially pronounced approximately two hours after eating.
It is possible to get rid of it with the help of a number of agents that reduce the level of acidity in the alimentary tract. What kind of drugs to take in this case, the doctor must tell.
If the burning sensation is accompanied by pain, pain should be eliminated first. For this purpose, suitable, for example, "Ranitidine", "Ganatol", "Motilium". Sometimes patients are prescribed nitroglycerin in order to relieve tension in the cardiovascular system.
Do not forget that with the appearance of frequent burning and pain a prerequisite is a diet. From the diet should be completely eliminate fatty, fried, spicy, smoked products.
Patients with pancreatitis can not drink alcohol and carbonated beverages. Otherwise, to restore the normal activity of the pancreas after an acute attack of the disease will not succeed.
Treatment of inflammation of the pancreas
Since the burning sensation under the left edge is clear evidence of pancreatitis, its treatment is directed directly to the treatment of this disease. Unfortunately, usually it is already in an actively progressing stage.
At first, pancreatitis manifests itself in hair loss, the appearance of pigment spots on the skin, regular violations of the stool, but people usually do not give this much attention. And they turn to doctors when burning and painful syndrome become painful.
If the case is very neglected, and the life of the patient is in danger, he is operated. After it, doctors prescribe medication with a very rigid diet. If a person has applied for medical care earlier, he is prescribed medication with an intensive composition. They often include antibiotics that cure gallstone pathologies.
Experts recommend that patients take a complex of vitamins, regular sports activities, an increase in the use of pure water, the use of Jerusalem artichoke.
It contains many beneficial enzymes. "Sweet Potatoes" in dried, ground form, are eaten in a teaspoon several times a day during meals with water. In addition, doctors in the treatment of the pancreas are advised to drink dietary supplements of animal origin. A very good tool in this case is the extract from the bone marrow of the bull, which is able to quickly restore the pancreas.
In general, it is better to try to protect yourself from pancreatitis than to be treated for a long time afterwards. For this, you will have to give up bad habits, eat only boiled or baked lean meat, add dairy products, vegetables, fruits to the diet, abandon baking and sweets, carbonated drinks. It is advisable twice a week to drink water with a high content of alkali and minerals. It cleanses the body and removes cholesterol from it.
Of course, not everyone can follow such recommendations, but at least some of them should be followed. Otherwise, the risk of pancreatitis will be high. It is important to contact a doctor at the first signs, who can stop the process at the very beginning. Otherwise, it will go into a rather difficult stage, and then radical measures will have to be taken.
The signs of pancreatic diseases are discussed in the video in this article.