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What can I expect after pancreatic surgery?

After pancreatic surgery, it is normal to have difficulty eating or to experience symptoms of nausea, vomiting or heartburn. These symptoms are caused by a condition known as "gastric ileus," or temporary paralysis of the stomach. After several weeks, your digestive system should return to "normal."

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