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can gallbladder disease cause elevated liver enzymes

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: All of the information you have given is compatible with gallbladder diseaase also. There could be other problems but do not have enough information t ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: 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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Food allergy: Alcohol would be a likely candidate to do this. Taking NSAID or Tylenol too much? Other areas to explore would be food allergies. https://www.immun ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: 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
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Sure, but...: Liver disease comes in many varieties and manifestations: cholestasis (either intrahepatic or extrahepatic) with jaundice; infiltrative (like fatty li ... Read More
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Damage to liver: Microvesicular fatty infiltration of hepatocytes (liver cells) is directly toxic to the liver. When liver cells are damaged or destroyed, they release ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Liver cell necrosis can cause both.
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 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 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 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
45 years experience in Gastroenterology
Fatty Liver: Gallbladder disease does not cause fatty liver. The two may coexist. A low fat diet and weight reduction (if appropriate) may be recommended by your ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fatty liver: Yes, drugs such as amiodarone, methotrexate, tamoxifen, valproic acid, glucocorticoids may cause fatty liver.
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not by itself: But the medications, from naids to Methotrexate to some of the new stuff, famously can.

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