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can pregnancy cause elevated liver enzymes

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes!: Elevated liver enzymes in pregnancy may indicate a dangerous condition called pre-eclampsia, so please contact her provider and get her in asap!

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Slightly elevated: Alt of 54 is slightly elevated. Normal pregnancy is not associated with elevation of alt. Do you drink or take any medications? It would be good to di ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Elevated liver enzymes in pregnancy are very worrisome and unlikely to be due to surgery you had 7 years ago if there haven't been problems before. Th ... Read More
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Wiernik
55 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Medicines: If you are definitely healthy and have been told this by a physician, medicines you are taking could be the answer. Another possibility is starvation, ... 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 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: It is quite common.
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Skeletal muscle injury.

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