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Fluctuate ALT

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Liver Toxins: This is usually seen in infection (hepatitis or hiv); or from medications both prescribed and over the counter (most common is tylenol (acetaminophen)... Read More
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
LFT: Your alt within normal range. Alt can also be elevated with strenuous exercise or muscle injury.

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 44 years experience
Liver injury: Mildly Elevated ALT indicates mild liver injury which can be due to viral hepatitis (sometimes other than hepatitis A,B or C), fatty liver, inflammati... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Difficult question: Why the ursodiol? If for blood cholesterol, there may be better options (I don't see CF or PBC on your history). Sounds like you're getting a work u... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
Hepatology 9 years experience
Depends: Elevated liver enzymes (alt and ast) can be due to a number of causes. Without knowing more information, it is difficult to answer. However, it can be... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: Often quite a bit. Hoping you get access to the new medications and a cure.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Cefdinir=antibiotic: Cefdinir is an antibiotic. I have not idea why you were prescribed this antibiotic. You need to ask your prescribing physician. Regarding your fatty l... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Get a diagnosis: You're right to be concerned, especially about the transaminases. If they cannot be normalized permanently by stopping alcohol, your physician will wo... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Very little fat?: You shouldn't have fat in your liver, period. This isn't thyroid disease; everybody's levels fluctuate. If you drink alcohol, you need to stop for a f... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
IBD complication AIH: The calprotectin level (I'm assuming it's a stool test) is rather high 4 ur age (normal is less than 51 ug/g stool), which seems confirm IBD but unfo... Read More

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