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Is it typical for liver function tests to fluctuate significantly

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
19 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: No and usually related to drug reaction (and yes body building and weight loss supplements are drugs) .. .. Usually gets better by stopping the offend ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Cirillo
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yearly: LFT's and U/S of Liver should be followed to evaluate Liver function.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No.: Lfts measure levels of enzymes produced by the liver, not anything related to marijuana.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Healthy : Best to consume a well balanced diet low in saturated fats and calories. That being said this may help your liver tests if you fatty liver disease oth ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Portable labs? Yes.: Yes. A nurse could take your blood at home and then deliver it to the lab where liver functions test machine could process them. Services like these ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
A sick liver: Lft's (liver function tests) may be elevated due to hepatocellular disease, biliary disease, infiltrative disease (fatty liver)... Some lft's are non ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Home Health Agency: If you are homebound and have an illness and it is hard to get out of the house, you can contact your primary care physician about home health service ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pretty good: unless the liver is totally gone

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