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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Normal liver functio: All the three conditions can have fluctuating levels of ast and alt (liver functions).So it is possible to have normal lft's sometimes with cirrhosis ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
LFT's: I would not worry about this. Your liver is resilient . I highly doubt you wouldn't pass this test. Good Luck
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The ADHD meds years ago would have no impact on these values.Alcohol is a potential toxin, so if your intake has been high, it may show up as liver da ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
No.: Lfts measure levels of enzymes produced by the liver, not anything related to marijuana.
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
NO: "Weed" is found on a drug test, not a normal LFT.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
LIVER ENZYMES&ALKALI: There may be elevation of liver enzymes and alkaline phosphatase.Also some may have elevation of amylase and lipase, if pancreas is involved.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
See your doctor: They will examine you and may order liver function studies based on your history and exam.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Liver tests are not affected by eating.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Many reasons.: A common culprit in borderline tests for liver function test is use of acetaminophen, and fatty liver. Alcohol consumption can also cause it to be bo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually not: ... But i would avoid any alcohol for a few days before the blood work to avoid confusion as it could affect the results.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ragui Sadek
24 years experience General Surgery
liver blood assays: Are groups of clinical biochemistry laboratory blood assays designed to give information about the state of a patient's liver.[1]the parameters measur ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver function tests: They usually called abnormal liver function tests.If the laboratory testing shows incresed level of liver tests .It may suggest some unc=derlying live ... Read More
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