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A 60-year-old female asked:

my blood test showed abnormal liver enzymes and elevated pancreatic enzymes. hepatitis negative. i don't drink alcohol. ultrasound and ct negative. ?

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Dr. Vaidehi Patel
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Other causes: Amylase, Lipase and liver enzymes can be elevate, due many other reasons such as acute cholecystitis, biliary sludge, chronic pancreatitis or even drug induced. Imaging does not necessarily pick up small gallstones or biliary sludge. Also, clinical symptoms need to be correlated with your lab work to narrow down the diagnosis. Are you having jaundice, abdominal pain, diarrhea, cramps, etc?

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