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Elevated AST and ALT

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

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Liver enymes: it is time for a full comprehensive medical exam with bloodwork and liver monitoring.. I think your sternum and coccyx pain are not related; however ... Read More
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.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Maybe "hepatitis": Hepatitis is defined as inflammation of liver cells, as is indicated by elevation in serum transaminases (ast and/or alt). Hepatitis can be caused by ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not per se: 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 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Many causes.: Your symptoms indicate liver disease-lab work corroborate with that. With negative CT of chest it is highly unlikely be lung cancer. Have they done a... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Manage it: This is worrisome and while this doesn't qualify as any kind of cirrhosis, you could end up with it. I trust hepatitis c, Wilson's, and a few others h... Read More
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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Vaccine unlikely to: cause liver injury, which is usually detected by analyzing AST and ALT. Mild elevations of AST and ALT might be seen from inflammation of the muscle ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Gilbert's syndrome: This is a benign condition that requires no treatment characterized by mildly elevated bilirubin and otherwise normal liver function tests. The biliru... Read More
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

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