Acute Pancreatitis: Tests
An irritation of the that can cause it to stop working. It is most often caused by gallstones or alcohol abuse.
About Acute Pancreatitis Tests
While asking about a person’s medical history and conducting a thorough physical examination, the doctor will order a to assist in the diagnosis. During , the blood contains at least three times the normal amount of and , digestive formed in the . Changes may also occur in other body chemicals such as , , magnesium, sodium, , and bicarbonate. After the person’s condition improves, the levels usually return to normal.
Diagnosing is often difficult because of the deep location of the . The doctor will likely order one or more of the following tests: