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Elevated liver enzyme

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
May be: Depends on the test and the level. Certainly it warrants some kind of explanation...Not to be blown off imho.
A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Give us the results: If you can send us the present results of your liver Function tests(LFTs) we can be more helpful to you. Most often the liver enzymes will normalize i... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Insignificant: If your SGPT has been elvated and other liver function tests, viral studies and ultrasound exam of the liver are normal, then this is most likey insig... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Several things: Stones in the bile duct when they come out of the gallbladder, sometimes obstruction from different things. Depending on your symptoms- pain, fever, h... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Some liver disorder: Hepatitis from any cause can elevate your liver enzymes.Common causes include excessive alcohol use(drinking heavy) or a viral hepatitis like hepatiti... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Don't mess w/ liver: There are 2 kinds of liver enzyme abnormalities--that signal disease of the liver cells or of the bile ducts.Abnormal liver tests may reflect fatty li... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Nothing: By definition it is a diagnosis of abnl blood work. That being said cholestatic changes can be seen with a liver biopsy.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Slightly elevated: Alt of 54 is slightly elevated. Normal pregnancy is not associated with elevation of alt. Do you drink or take any medications? It would be good to di... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 29 years experience
Cause: More moorland is finding the cause. Most common cause is a fatty liver which can be improved with simple diet changes.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: The cause may be something as simple as being a bit allergic to your cold medicine. Your physician's next step is for you to repeat the level off alco... Read More