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Elevated ALT and AST

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 41 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): More than likely you will have further rise in those levels. Not a good idea to take tylenol (acetaminophen) when you have raised ast/alt.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Fatty liver disease: Fatty liver disease is the most common cause of abnormal lfts and is caused by excessive fat accumulation in the the liver. Fatty liver can lead to c... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
I need you family history of liver disease, how much and for how long have you been drinking alcohol. Your Dr there ccan give a better estimate of c... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vincent Rizzo
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: Depression, hypothyroidism or sleep apnea are all possible causes.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Liver function tests: Alt and ast, prior noted as SGOT and sgpt, are part of a group of enzyme known as transaminases. They rise if something is inflaming the liver, such a... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 24 years experience
Liver dysfunction : This indicates abnormality in liver function. Talk to your physician.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Liver enzymes: Sometimes this can be due to gallbladder problems/stones. It is common in women 20s-40s, especially if they are overweight. There is also fatty liver ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Need more info: What are the actual values? Do you drink alcohol? If you do, abstain for three months and redo the tests. Please note that all lab results need to be ... Read More
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