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Smoker. Acute necrotizing pancreatitis. Gall bladder removed. Why does Lipase increase? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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User:HI
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User:I WANT TO SEE MY PREVIOUS CHAT HISTORY
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User:IS THERE IS ANY PROBLEM IF I PAST HISTORY OF Acute necrotizing pancreatitis AND NOW GB IS REMOVED AND I TAKE SMOKING
Doctor:Smoking has no much effect on pancreas.
Doctor:But alcohol can have harmful effects on it.
User:but why its some time its increase my lipase
Doctor:Dietary factors, infections and alcohol have effects on pancreas increasing lipase and other enzymes.
Doctor:Smoking has little effects on pancreas to increase the enzymes.
Doctor:If you have increase in the enzymes every time you smoke, it would be good to avoid smoking.
User:OK THX
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