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elevated liver enzymes and dehydration

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Unfortunately the possibilities are numerous. Genetic disorders, infectious disease, medications, alcohol. Many more possibilities.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Depends: Elevated liver enzymes can be due to a number of causes. Without knowing more information, it is difficult to answer. However, depending on the degree ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is very common for liver enzymes to go up transiently, especialy in children. Something as simple as a viral bug or a growth spurt can do this. T ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: What are the actual results? How long have the levels been elevated? Do you drink alcohol, if yes, how much? What medications are you taking, includin ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Liver cell necrosis can cause both.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: Miralax only works inside the colon and not absorbed in to the body
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience Family Medicine
No: Elevated liver enzymes means your liver is undergoing damage. That doesn't usually cause fatigue although the underlying condition causing the damage ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Pretty rare to see: Significant elevation of liver enzymes is reported to be quite rare, although elevated lipids is quite common, esp. triglycerides and LDL. Mild eleva ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
A single drink: A single drink will cause elevation of liver enzymes, if you test next morning.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Be proactive: Worrying accomplishes little. You'll get a repeat check off alcohol and meds; if they're still up, you'll get screened for hepatitis b and c, hemochro ... Read More
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