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Causes of high ast and alt levels

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Either or both can cause elevated ast and alt levels.

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a medical issue, such as a liver or gallbladder issue, causing elevated total bilirubin. Of cour... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Obstructive jaundice: You may have a "blockage" of your liver ducts due to your Lupus or one of the medication you are taking! This needs further study ASAP A Rheumatologis... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Gastroenterologist: A Gastroenterologist would be a more relevant specialist to address liver function abnormality.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Start with PCP: It would be better to see your primary care provider for an initial assessment. Tell him/her all the medication you take, including herbals, supplemen... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Abnormal elevation of liver and zymes are always a concern you should see your OB/GYN or a internal medicine doctor or gastroenterologist soon to eval... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Possibkle Hepatitis!: These are liver enzymes. They typically rise if you have liver ailments like hepatitis which commonly occurs due to virus infection or due to excessiv... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Lots of things: This is beyond our 400 character limit. Talk to your doctor. He/she will examine you and possibly run tests to find out.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: I have seen one case of a cystic fibrosis patient who has a small but transient bump in liver enzymes when we repleted her with b6. That is because st... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Need to follow up.: The AST and ALT are enzymes located in many cells of the body, most commonly used to check the liver. when they are abnormal, the most important thing... Read More

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