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I was talking to you about bilirubin. I made a mistake it was the illase that was high. I just got a call from the doctor. She my illase is higher than last week. She says everything else is fine.i am worried
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3/27/2018
Richard Han
Richard Han, Board Certified MD
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Hello again. By any chance are you referring to lipase? And do you know how high it is now versus what it was last time? (Both numbers if available)
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No doctor . I don't . It must have jumped a lot. She wants me in the hospital tonight on fluids. And do a ultra sound in the morning. Could you give me an opinion.
I see, thank you for that additional information. It’s sounds to me like your physician is concerned you are having a case of pancreatitis, which would explain an elevated bilirubin, lipase and instructions for hospital admission, IV fluid hydration and observation. All of this is standard of care and good medical practice for pancreatitis, truly “by the book” in terms of medical guidelines.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The bilirubin is Normal as all other tests. I was mistaken when I told you the bilirubin level is high. Just the lipase
I see, thank you for the clarification. Still, with an elevated lipase and instructions home, it still sounds to me like pancreatitis. Your doctor’s plan is completely appropriate and safe, I recommend adhering to her instructions. Do you have any other questions I might help you with?
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