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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Many causes: Most commonly released from the liver / bile ducts in addition to bone.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
All OK: There is no such thing as too low an alk phos level. If it isn't high, all is OK.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No need: Low alkaline phosphatase is not a pathological state and does not need to be treated.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ivankovich
25 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Elevated Alk Phos: Question would be why is your alkaline phosphatase elevated ? ? If the levels are abnormal, there is usually a reason. Treating the symptoms without u ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Wrong approach: Alkaline phosphatase is a lab value to tell a physician what is happening, not a medical problem to treat. It can be high just because you're growing ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Find the cause: If you're growing or pregnant, your alkaline phosphatase will be way-high. About 5% of older folks have high alkaline phosphatase that never causes tr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bone turnover : It is an enzyme that is active in the process of bone turnover; so it will be elevated in situations in which bone turnover is high, even in condition ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This depends on how elevated the levels are and whether you have any associated conditions (for example, pregnancy) which are known to cause elevated ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Above 140IU/L: The normal range is 20 to 140 iu/l in adult.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
ALP: Paget's disease, bone fractures or cancers.

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