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Oelwein, IA
A 35-year-old female asked:

I've had elevated lipase levels after vsg surgery. gastro ordered yet more labs and an ultrasound of pancreas. i'm so scared! feedback! ?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
Probably some sort: of trauma to the pancreas during surgery caused inflammation of the pancreas. Lipase turns to normal level after inflammation of pancreas goes away.
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