Pancreatitis is a disease that causes inflammation and pain in your pancreas. The pancreas is a small organ that makes fluids and enzymes to break down the food you eat. Sometimes a gallstone(stone in the gallbladder) can block your pancreatic duct and cause pancreatitis. ,This is known as gallstone pancreatitis.
- Pain that feels sharp or a “squeezing” in your left upper abdomen or in your back
- Pain that radiates from the original site up to the shoulder or chest