Disorders such as acute, chronic and hereditary pancreatitis cause pancreatic or abdominal pain, according to the National Pancreas Foundation. Symptoms of pancreatitis include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and pain in the ... More »

The type of back pain associated with pancreatic cancer is usually a dull, aching sensation. It typically occurs in the upper abdominal area and radiates to the back as the cancer progresses and tumors grow, pressing aga... More »

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Acute pancreatitis, in which blood levels of pancreatic enzymes increase by up to three times their normal level, causes moderate to severe abdominal pain that can radiate to the back, according to Clinical Key. Other sy... More »

Cancer, hereditary pancreatitis, acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis cover most of the conditions affecting the pancreas, according to the National Pancreas Foundation. Doctors divide pancreatic cancer into exocr... More »

Pancreatic disorders can manifest through various symptoms, such as severe pain in the upper abdomen that indicates acute pancreatitis, or abdominal pain accompanied by diarrhea and malnutrition in the case of chronic pa... More »

Symptoms of pancreas problems, or pancreatitis, are fever, increased heart rate, a swollen and tender abdomen, upper abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Chronic pancreatitis symptoms also include diabetes and weight los... More »

Chronic pancreatitis is long-term inflammation of the pancreas that creates constant pain in the upper abdomen, reports WebMD. The pain radiates to the back and may be immobilizing for some patients. Acute pancreatitis i... More »