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A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 years experience Bariatrics
Anemia: at her young age it could mean that she has some form of destruction of her red cells . She possibly has an enlarged spleen causing pain left abdomen. ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Needs investigation: I thought Hashimoto's disease involves the thyroid. It would not have anything to do with the elevated AST and ALT. These enzymes suggest some kind of ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Trending up or down?: Some questions to put your concern ; lab results in context: 1) how long have you had autoimmune hepatitis? 2) what treatment are you taking ; have y ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
High liver enzymes: ALT &AST are liver enzymes also found in muscle. High ESR can occur for a very large # of reasons, including obesity. Autoimmune liver disease (an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hepatitis: Has the patient been tested for hepatitis A,B and C? Autoimmune hepatitis is also a possibility. Toxicity from medications or alcohol may not be likel ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: You have severe anemia and this needs to be thoroughly evaluated. The elevated ESR also suggests the presence of chronic inflammation even though the ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Absolutely not: In fact, the pathology community is talking about doing away with the word "cirrhosis" altogether because we now know it's often reversible. Alt/ast a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Virginia Phipps
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not typically: Usually bacterial infection is the cause of cholangitis. This can be due to stone extraction or stent placement. You should discuss this potential wit ... Read More
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