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Ibuprofen elevated liver enzymes

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
17 years experience
LFTs may go back: to normal if you abstain from alcohol and ibuprophen if that is indeed what triggered the rise. If you have been consuming alcohol constantly/ daily b... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: They will return to normal. However if already have cirrhosis that will persist but abstaining ETOH and other hepatoxins will improve symptoms and del... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Test for high LFT's: 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 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Rule out...: Your elevated liver enzymes may be from some other cause (hepatitis, fatty liver, alcohol, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, others) or the 'holistic' remedi... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Health maintenance: Everybody should get tested for HIV from time to time, but you also have a right to refuse testing. What i'm betting is that you had a fever and some ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Learn from this: Please forgive my frankness. You're taking pills that are supposed to be pancreatic enzymes (?!) or Indian frankincense but in fact may be something q... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Yes: However, it is unlikely to benefit you; most studies show no value. Health doesn't come from taking pills. You need to discover the cause. I trust you... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
LIver: You should have hepatitis B and C ruled out. Second possibility is fatty liver (NAFLD). You should see a gastroenterologist.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends on cause: This all depends on the reason that your liver enzymes are elevated. It is important to try to determine te cause.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Simple blood work: Simple blood work- i.e. Liver function test- can tell you if your liver enzymes are elevated or not. Talk to your doctor in detail.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
If you must ask...: ... They're too high. Liver enzyme elevations are not dangerous in themselves but are markers for serious disease that needs treatment. Hepatitis b ; ... Read More
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