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Digestive Disorders

Hepatitis C and pancreas

08/06/2008

Question:

I have chronic Hepatitis C. Would that affect my pancreas? Because I`m having problems with it now.

Answer:

I do not have enough information to fully answer the question. It is possible, but very unusual to have pancreatic problems related to Hepatitis C. Often additional factors may affect both the liver and the pancreas.

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Response by:

D Roy Ferguson, MD D Roy Ferguson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University