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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Outside of normal: Liver functions test can be measured as alt (alanine aminotransferase - sgpt), ast (aspartate aminotransferase - sgot), alkaline phosphatase, bilirubi ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Lipman
54 years experience Diabetology
Liver tests not norm: Abnormal liver tests are simply blood tests that show you how your liver is working, including, albumin, sgot, gpt, bilirubin and a few more, if t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: depends on the levels of the enzymes and the reason why these are elevated
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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Abn Liver Fx tests: Elevated Liver function tests may occur for a variety of issues from Fatty infiltration (hepatic steatosis), viral illnesses such as the hepatitis vir ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Motola
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Needs evaluation: by a gastroenterologist. This could be benign or not. I'm happy to offer you a consultation to discuss this further
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid and the live: The thyroid is unlikely source of liver inflammation. Consider fatty liver and autoimmune liver disease -- see a physician.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Liver test: There are many different types of liver tests. What specific abnormality are you referring to?
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Liver disease, other: My best interpretation of your question is that your blood tests show abnormally high levels of enzymes that are mostly associated with the liver. Th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
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Possibly: Would depend if they were normal beforehand also.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Abnormal liver tests: It is hard to answer this question without more information. What liver tests were abnormal and what were the actual values. There are many things tha ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
More common causes: Porphyria can cause abnormal liver tests, but there are far more common causes of liver abnormality, e.g., alcohol. See this site for more info. http ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver function tests: They usually called abnormal liver function tests.If the laboratory testing shows incresed level of liver tests .It may suggest some unc=derlying live ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: Many different conditions can affect the results of a liver function test. Medications, alcohol, infections, GI abnormalities, cancers, fatty liver a ... Read More

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