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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes indeed: It's got to be strenuous enough to kill off some liver cells by diverting blood to the muscles long enough to have liver cells in the lobule centers g ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Ast and alt can come from muscles (not just from the liver).
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Follow it: Reference ranges are set so That a few percent of healthies fall outside. If you really exercised hard, good for you and this actually could explain i ... Read More
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Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Not concerning: I wouldn‘t worry about it. Keep up good diet and exercise, and repeat test in a few months. A few points above normal, although possibly indicative of ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Ast and alt are very sensitive to to all kinds of things. Shake your liver around a little too much, drink a little too much alcohol, take the right c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What for?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Why the tests?: Why were these tests done? Do you have any symptoms? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Your ck is elevated because of skeletal muscle exercise. A negative troponin t rules out myocardial necrosis. Ast and ldh are no longer used as cardia ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver tests: Have they looked into your gallbladder/gallstones? You should have an ultrasound or ct/mri.
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