A 18-year-old female asked:
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my lipase level is rising. norm is 176 at gi i was at 178 to 238 now at 293. the levels aren't very high but what things could be causing them to rise?

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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 scan so stay with your doctor
Answered on Dec 28, 2016
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