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Why am I having sharp stomach pains in lower right side ?

hello there im 28 year old female getting really bad sharp stomach pains in shooting pains in my right lower side i had a blood test and the doctor has wrote to me asking for me to go for another one as amylase was found so now gt to go for a GT and AMYLASE blood test could you tell me what this is for please and how im can ease the pain many thanks
Asked On : Sat, 26 Feb 2011
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Serum Amylase levels are increased in case of pancreatitis which is an infection of pancreas.Along with these investigations you should also go for an ultrasound scan of whole abdomen to rule out any other cause. Take plenty of fluids, light meals and antibiotics.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Sat, 26 Feb 2011
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