You could see a general surgeon or a gaster-enterologist.
2. Will a patient with acute pancreatitis require a nasal feeding tube?
It may be required if the patient has severe vomiting. Some hospitals also administer feed thru the nasal tube, others do not.
3. What is celiac plexus block and when is it done foe a pancreatitis patient?
Those with chronic pancreatitis who have severe pain that does not respond to painkillers can be given a nerve block called celiac plexus block. This will block the pain fibers that cause pain in chronic pancreatitis. An anesthesiologist performs this procedure.
4. Do all cases of acute pancreatitis lead on to chronic pancreatitis?
No, some of them subside completely.