What is the most common complication of ERCP?

The most common complications are usually minor, such as a sore tummy or throat that lasts for a few days, or damage to teeth and crowns.

Of the more serious complications, pancreatitis after ERCP is among the most common.

Can ERCP cause diarrhoea?

Complications and side effects will vary, but it is possible for ERCP to cause diarrhoea.

Can ERCP cause pancreatitis?

ERCP can cause pancreatitis. In most cases, the pancreatitis will resolve on its own without medical treatment. However, it can be life-threatening in severe cases. One of the symptoms of pancreatitis is abdominal pain.

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