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Also be alert for pancreatitis - a fatty episodes can trigger an acute case.
From the web, signs and symptoms:
Vomiting (emesis; usually profuse)
Lack of appetite (inappetence; anorexia; refusal to eat)
Lack of thirst (refusal to drink)
Abdominal pain (usually severe and sudden in onset)
Tucked-up belly (“prayer position”)
These symptoms can fluctuate, be continuous, resolve on their own or flare up occasionally. As the disease progresses, one or more of the following may also occur:
Abnormal stool color and consistency (odd yellow color; “greasy”)
Difficulty breathing (dyspnea)
Inflammation of the organs surrounding the pancreas
Pancreatitis can be an extremely serious condition and usually requires immediate medical attention. The most severe form of the disorder, called fulminant necrotizing pancreatits, can be fatal in a matter of hours.