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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No disease: Low lipase is not a pathologic state. You did not state the actual level and the normal ranges that the lab would have reported.

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: "Low" lipase is not of consequence.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Pancreatitis: High serum levels of lipase, at about three times the upper limit of normal, is usually associated with pancreatitis.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Numbers are just...: Numbers are just numbers. Without details and the whole picture, such as why was labwork done, numbers cannot tell much. The result value in this ques ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: The level is higher than normal. You may consult this site for information on this topic: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003465.htm
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Triglyceride : Lipases, such as lipoprotein lipase and endothelial lipase, are enzymes that breakdown circulating triglycerides (tg). Specifically, lipases degrade ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Ignore it: Some people's lipase always runs high, and if the amylase is normal and there's nothing else to suggest pancreatitis on imaging or maldigestion / panc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Do not worry: If you do not have symptoms and do not drink alcohol, an isolated reading of a mildly elevated lipase is not some thing to be concerned about. For goo ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Ignore it: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. I wouldn't give this another thought. When its' meaningful, ab ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Low lipase: Low lipase levels can be seen with pancreatitis, crohn disease, cystic fibrosis, or celiac disease.

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