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can elevated liver enzymes cause fatigue

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Can't dx: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
IRON DEF ANEMIA: You have 2 conditions, anemia due to iron def most likely due to heavy menses. Elevated liver enzymes may be due to hepatitis. Both conditions link ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Elevated liver enzymes means your liver is undergoing damage. That doesn't usually cause fatigue although the underlying condition causing the damage ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Hard to say: There are many enzyme studies that will read high id adult standards are used but just reflect normal in kids. If truly up, they can go there during m ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: It is quite common.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie O'Toole
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Absolutely: This is one more reason for experienced medical help.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Many things: Elevated liver enzymes can be caused by inflammattion and infection (hepatiitis), trauma to liver, medications toxic to liver, alcohol, fatty liver, c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: I wish they were all this easy to answer, Matthew. You don't even absorb this.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Hyperthyroidism can lead to elevated liver enzymes which will resolve and become normal then hyperthyroidism ( overactive thyroid) is treated.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Shared enzyme: Alkaline phosphatase is elevated in both bone and liver disorders, though it is possible to ascertain the source of the enzyme. After that it depends ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Liver cell necrosis can cause both.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes indeed: Some people are sensitive to this stuff and get elevated liver enzymes from it. It's easy to find out -- your physician can recheck you after two week ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many: Unfortunately the possibilities are numerous. Genetic disorders, infectious disease, medications, alcohol. Many more possibilities.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thiri Oo
Dr. Thiri Oo answered
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
See your doctor: It can cause nausea. Depends on the cause of the liver enzymes elevation. If you are having nausea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain, you should go ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
May: Flu is a non-specific term and "flu-like" symptoms can occur due to many viral infections, e.g. Cmv, ebv and these viruses can induce liver cell injur ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: With any infection, you can get dehydrated ; will have an inflammatory reaction. Dehydration can raise liver enzymes to a small extent. In addition, l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
It could: It could.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience in General Surgery
Many causes: Usually some form of acute hepatitis or liver injury. Common causes are viruses, medications and fulminant hepatitis, a serious condition that can re ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No but the cause....: No.But the cause of the elevated enzymes, whether some inflammatory process, including infection, may trigger a febrile response.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Too Many: There are simply a multitude of causes that can cause "elevated liver enzymes". Seek professional advice from a gastroenterologist or "liver specialis ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Infectious mono: If by glandular fever you mean infectious mononucleosis, it can lead to hepatitis, fever and may be confusion. See this site for more information. ht ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
31 years experience in Psychiatry
No -not directly: Interesting question, and one i hadn't considered. Elias, rm et al, from mayo clinic (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23251814) published on th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Yes, but it usually: Means that the gallstones are in the common duct, causing intermittent obstruction or inflammation. It is a complication of gallstones, and a bit mor ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends!: Elevated liver enzymes can be due to a number of different conditions. They can even be elevated temporarily for no reason, & fall to normal the n ... Read More

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