A Blood Amylase test May be ordered When a Person has Signs or Symptoms of A Pancreatic Disorder
Now in Rs. 440
AMYLASE by Thyrocare is group test which is originally priced at Rs 450 and now available at a discounted price of Rs. 440 which is inclusive of taxes .10-12 Hours Fasting Required for AMYLASE and sample can be collected at your home.
An amylase test is a blood test that measures the level of enzyme amylase in the blood. It is an enzyme found in the human body that primarily functions to break down carbohydrates.
• The test is used to diagnose pancreatitis, which is a condition that causes inflammation of the pancreas.
• The test is also used to monitor the level of amylase in people who have had pancreas surgery.
The test is usually done as part of a routine blood test. But it can also be done if you have symptoms of pancreatitis, such as abdominal pain. It is done by taking a small sample of blood from a vein in your arm. The blood is sent to a lab for analysis. The results of the test are usually available in 24 to 48 Hrs.
Amylase test & its significance
It is a pathology test that is carried out on your blood sample, it measures the level of enzyme which further help the doctor to understand its impact on your health condition.
Symptoms of Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis is a medical condition in which inflammation in the pancreas is observed. This can lead to pain in the abdomen, weight loss, and pancreas failure. Some of the most common pancreatitis symptoms are a pain in the abdomen weight loss, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever.
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AMYLASE is a health checkup package which
includes important parameters.
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Amylase Blood Test in India
To book Amylase test in India, you will need to:
1. Find a laboratory that offers the test& visit them for a blood sample
2. You can book an online appointment with the laboratory on Mediyaar.com
3. Blood Sample will be collected from your home in India as per the time slot chosen by you.
4. Wait for the results & Interpret the report with the help of a certified medical expert.
You can also find a laboratory on mediyaar.com, that offers tests near your place. Once you have found a laboratory, you will need to make an appointment for the test.
Understaing test results
• If your level is higher than normal, it may be a sign of pancreatitis. But other conditions can also cause high amylase levels.
• If your result is positive that means you have pancreatitis, your treatment will depend on the severity of your condition.
• If you have a mild case of pancreatitis, you may not need treatment. But, you will likely need to take pancreatic enzymes to help your pancreas function better.
• If you have a more severe case of pancreatitis, you may need to be hospitalized. Treatment for severe pancreatitis can include intravenous fluids, pain relievers, and antibiotics.
1. Why Amylase test is important?
It is important because it can help to diagnose problems with the pancreas. It is basically an enzyme that is produced by the pancreas and it helps to break down carbohydrates. If there is a problem with the pancreas, it can lead to a build-up of amylase in the blood. This can then be detected by a blood test.
2. How does the test work?
It is a blood test that measures the level of amylase in your blood. This is an enzyme that helps break down carbohydrates. The test is usually done as part of a fasting blood sugar test. Fasting means not eating or drinking anything except water for at least 10 to 12 hours before the test. Your doctor may also order the test if you have pancreatitis symptoms which in most cases are related to abdominal bloating indigestion & severe pain.
A health care technician who is also called a phlebologist will take a blood sample from a vein in your arm, using a small needle. After the needle is inserted, a small amount of blood will be collected into a tube. The sample will then be sent to a laboratory for analysis.
3. Why Amylase test is done?
There are several reasons why the tests may be ordered. The most common reason is to help diagnose or rule out pancreatitis. It is an enzyme produced by the pancreas that helps with the digestion of carbohydrates. When the pancreas is inflamed, enzyme levels in the blood may be elevated. Other reasons why the test may be ordered include helping diagnose or rule out other conditions that can cause elevated levels such as
• intestinal blockage
• certain cancers
• certain infections
• kidney failure
4. What is the procedure for the test?
This is a diagnostic test used to detect the presence of amylase in a sample of body fluid. The test is used to diagnose pancreatitis or inflammation of the pancreas. The test is also used to monitor the progress of treatment for pancreatitis.
The test is performed by taking a sample of blood, saliva, or urine and testing it for the presence of the enzyme amylase. The test can also be performed using a sample of pancreatic juice or tissue.
If the test is positive, it indicates that there is inflammation of the pancreas. The test is not specific for pancreatitis, and a positive result may be seen in other conditions, such as gastrointestinal disorders.
The test is usually ordered when a person has symptoms of pancreatitis, such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and weight loss. The test may also be ordered when a person has a family history of pancreatitis.
5. How can I test my Amylase at home?
There are a few ways to test your levels at home. One way is to chew on a raw potato for a few minutes and then swish it around your mouth before spitting it out. You can also rub a raw potato over your gums. Another way is to eat starchy food such as a banana or a piece of bread, and then wait for about 30 minutes before drinking a glass of water. If your levels are high, the starch will be broken down and you will see cloudy water.
Also, one way is to take a sample of your saliva and mix it with some water. Then, add a few drops of iodine to the mixture. If the mixture turns blue, then you have amylase in your saliva. Another way to test is to mix a small amount of flour with water. Then, add a few drops of iodine to the mixture. If the mixture turns blue, then you have amylase in your flour.
6. How do you prepare for the test?
There are a few things that you can do to prepare for the test. First, it is important to fast for at least 10-12 hours before the test. This means that you should not eat or drink anything (except water) during this time. Second, you should avoid strenuous exercise for at least 24 hours before the test. Third, you should not take any medications that contain amylase (such as pancreatic enzymes) for at least 24 hours before the test. Finally, it is important to follow any other instructions that your doctor or healthcare provider gives you.
7. How is this Blood test performed?
There are several ways to test these levels in the blood. The most common method is to take a sample of blood from a vein in the arm and send it to a laboratory for analysis. Other methods include using a dried blood spot or collecting urine over 24 hours.
8. Where do I test for Amylase in India?
There are many hospitals and Pathology in Delhi that offer to test. You can search for a facility near you using our online directory at mediyaar or you can book a test at home service which is very convenient &affordable .
9. What is the price of the Amylase test in India?
There is no definitive answer to this question as the price of the test can vary depending on several factors, including the specific test being performed, your geographical location, and Pincode in India. However, the price for the test at-home service by mediyaar.com is mentioned at the top of the page.
10. What diseases cause high Amylase?
There is no definitive answer to this question as the need for the test may vary from person to person depending on their individual medical history and health condition. However, this test may be ordered for someone who is experiencing symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, or indigestion, as these could be indicative of a problem with the pancreas. Additionally, the test may be ordered for someone who has a family history of pancreatic disorders.