Why Amylase test? Doctors order you have an amylase test when they suspects that a person has a problem with the pancreas. Pancreas is the organ that helps the stomach in the digestion process. What is Amylase? It is kind of protein that the pancreas produce and all glands situated in and around the mouth and throat too. It helps the body converting all the carbs and starches to sugar. Amylase Enzymatic Serum test is tracks all the issues in the pancreas, one of the most common is pancreatitis (pancreatic inflammation). We recommend you to do a urine test for amylase with or after the blood test amylase. If we detect high level of amylase in the victims’ urine it can lead to pancreatic blockage, acute stage pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer. Lower levels of an amylase levels can lead to the discovery of cystic fibrosis, liver diseases, and chronic stage pancreatitis.
A time to time testing will help you doge illnesses. With regular testing, you can stay healthy and active with Self-Test Diagnostic helping you lead the way. We have been in the at-home testing business for years now. We have a tie-ups with the best laboratories in India including iGenetic Diagnostics and One Billion Diagnostics. Our Phlebotomist has a minimum experience of 5 years and has taken both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. With our accuracy rate of 90%, we are certified by IGNOU. Our services are available for 365 days, and you can customize the packages according to your requirement.
Before getting an amylase blood test, there is usually no need to fast or make other preparations. Some drugs, however, might raise amylase levels, making the test findings challenging to interpret.
When should an amylase test be done? A healthcare practitioner may recommend an amylase test to diagnose or monitor: Pancreatitis, gallstones, or pancreatic cancer are all conditions that affect the pancreas. Alcoholism is a mental illness caused by excessive use of (alcoholism).
If you have high blood amylase levels but no symptoms, your doctor or healthcare provider may advise you to avoid alcohol and opioids and to have your laboratory results and symptoms regularly monitored.