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A 24-year-old female asked:

My lipase has been at 937 for 3 days now but when they did an egd and mrcp my pancreas had no signs of inflammation. whats wrong ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Symptoms: Did you have symptoms consistent with pancreatitis? Was the serum amylase elevated? Sometimes the lipase remains elevated after the inflammation of the pancreas subsides and the amylase returns to normal. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified to advise you,however.

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