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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Needs evaluation: Not all tick bites cause lyme, but if he got lyme a z-pak is not adequate treatment so he likely has chronic lyme. Ticks can also transmit babesia, ba ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
How do you feel?: You'll know when you're ready because you'll feel fully recovered. I hope you're not in any hurry, and that for the rest of your life you'll drink sen ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
How long?: How long have your platelets been elevated? Any lymph nodes felt? Is your white blood count elevated? A lot of missing information. Any night swea ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Get evaluated.: From what you described, it is urgent that you go see your doctor for an evaluation. You likely don't have liver disease, however you might have some ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
May: Flu is a non-specific term and "flu-like" symptoms can occur due to many viral infections, e.g. Cmv, ebv and these viruses can induce liver cell injur ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: It is quite common.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie O'Toole
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Absolutely: This is one more reason for experienced medical help.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Too Many: There are simply a multitude of causes that can cause "elevated liver enzymes". Seek professional advice from a gastroenterologist or "liver specialis ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Hyperthyroidism can lead to elevated liver enzymes which will resolve and become normal then hyperthyroidism ( overactive thyroid) is treated.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many: Unfortunately the possibilities are numerous. Genetic disorders, infectious disease, medications, alcohol. Many more possibilities.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Many things: Elevated liver enzymes can be caused by inflammattion and infection (hepatiitis), trauma to liver, medications toxic to liver, alcohol, fatty liver, c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: I wish they were all this easy to answer, Matthew. You don't even absorb this.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No but the cause....: No.But the cause of the elevated enzymes, whether some inflammatory process, including infection, may trigger a febrile response.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
More info: The liver is commonly enlarged with different types of hepatitis. You need to provide more information to better understand your condition.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Shared enzyme: Alkaline phosphatase is elevated in both bone and liver disorders, though it is possible to ascertain the source of the enzyme. After that it depends ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
Liver enzymes: Not likely, some medications for prostate problems can aggravate liver issues however.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes indeed: Some people are sensitive to this stuff and get elevated liver enzymes from it. It's easy to find out -- your physician can recheck you after two week ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience in Gastroenterology
Liver enzymes: Ovarian cancer, could produce elevation of the liver enzymes for several reasons, spread to the liver, chometherapy effect, vascular congestion due to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: With any infection, you can get dehydrated ; will have an inflammatory reaction. Dehydration can raise liver enzymes to a small extent. In addition, l ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Drug-induced LFT: No. Usually drug-induced elevated liver enzyme (lft) is reversible when the offending drug is removed. Of note, drug-induced elevated lft can be very ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Damage to liver: Microvesicular fatty infiltration of hepatocytes (liver cells) is directly toxic to the liver. When liver cells are damaged or destroyed, they release ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Knedler
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Not expected: I would not expect elevations in liver enzymes from chronic appendicitis. I would think liver insult from viruses or medications/alcohol. (tylenol (a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Inflammation?: Presence or absence of hepatitis, cirrhosis, bile obstruction, inflammatory process.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Liver: Hepatitis is inflammation of liver. Enlarged spleen is different and mostly relate to blood disorder.
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