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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Two weeks: Off alcohol and all meds including over-the-counter painkillers. This might also be a great time to increase your aerobic fitness training.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Autoimmune hepatitis: Autoimmune hepatitis.
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Follow up on AST: Normally I don't worry about neutrophil and lymphcyte counts as long as WBC is normal. The thing to be followed up here is the AST. Why have blood tes ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
High AST: Don't worry about abnormal white cell percentages if the absolute counts are reasonably close to reference range. The high AST will probably end up ge ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: If you did not have previous lab, it would be difficult to know if any of those values are actually associated with the recent medication. Get a more ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Eat more Fibers: Please ask your doctor. We do not know why do you have elevated AST. Is it due to Alcohol, Viral hepatitis, Medicines or other diseases? Usually ther ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
21 years experience Internal Medicine
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Reverse risk factors: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, th ... Read More
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