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Elevated ALT and AST

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hepatologist: This question is best answered by a hepatologist or gastroenterologist who will review your ultrasound with the radiologist who interpreted the study.... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 27 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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vincent Rizzo
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: Depression, hypothyroidism or sleep apnea are all possible causes.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Liver dysfunction : This indicates abnormality in liver function. Talk to your physician.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 21 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
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 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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