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I had a test today that scared the lab because the lipase was 510, and they called me, because the endocrinologist was gone on vacation i?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: How do you FEEL?

Some folks run high lipase for no obvious reason, and there are lab errors.
If you are not doubled over with abdominal pain, this can wait for an answer, and you'll probably never find out why. It is not a tumor marker.

In brief: How do you FEEL?

Some folks run high lipase for no obvious reason, and there are lab errors.
If you are not doubled over with abdominal pain, this can wait for an answer, and you'll probably never find out why. It is not a tumor marker.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Agree with Dr. Friedlander. If you are not in pain, have the test repeated at your convenience.
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Lipase

Please have the lab repeat your lipase level.
If it is indeed quite high appropriate treatment will be prescribed. You can get over this problem.

In brief: Lipase

Please have the lab repeat your lipase level.
If it is indeed quite high appropriate treatment will be prescribed. You can get over this problem.
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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