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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Pancreatitis or VSG: A vertical sleeve gastrectomy removes about 75% of stomach, including the part that covers a lot of the pancreas. Both surgery in this area and gener ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Pancreatitis: Hi. What did the doc who ordered the test tell you? We order tests for a reason to either try to confirm a suspicion or rule it out. In your case, it' ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Pancreatitis: High lipase can indicate inflammation of the pancreas (chronic or acute). Talk to your doctor, he/she will explain this to you and come up with follow ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
More than a little: Elevated. Elevations of amylase and lipase are usually due to pancreatic damage, and some times due to intestinal obstruction, renal failure. X-ray is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well need to start with a good history of you. Do you drink alcohol? You will need to follow up on these results and see if they improve. May need a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How elevated?: It would help to know the number. Gall stones and alcohol are the common causes of elevated lipase.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe nothing: A mild elevation of serum lipase generally means nothing whatever. Even taking an Ibuprofen tablet may raise the level. The reference range is simply ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
High lipase levels: 33 F from Canada notes lipase levels mildly elevated and asks what could cause this. There are many things that can cause this including pancreatitis, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Usually pancreatitis: High lipase levels are generally associated with pancreatitis and other problems with the pancreas. Inflammation of the gall bladder, kidney failure a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Pancreatitis can be acute and chronic. Acute pancreatitis is life threatening, its major symptom is abdominal pain and will typically present with a v ... Read More
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