There is no single test that can be used to diagnose chronic pancreatitis. If you have chronic abdominal pain or signs that your food is not being properly absorbed (such as weight loss or greasy stools) then your doctor will ask you about alcohol use and other risk factors for chronic pancreatitis, and other problems of the digestive organs.
Tests that may be done include:
Blood tests to check for high levels of two pancreatic enzymes, amylase and lipase. These enzymes...
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