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Liver enzymes going high and back to normal

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Maybe.: If the high elevation in liver enzymes was due to alcohol, there is a possibility that things can return to normal. There is also a possibility that i... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Is this wise?: Most people who drink heavily enough to make themselves sick have lost self-control and are wisest not to touch the stuff again. The word 'alcoholic' ... Read More
Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry 52 years experience
Yes: It's wonderful you're decreasing your drinking and you may want to continue to do that slowly. Also increase your exercise and do some deep breathing.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Look Down: Get your gallbladder checked out. Start with an ultrasound. Consider ct of the abdomen which might show other things like a hiatus hernia. You might h... Read More
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Chest pain: Too complex question to answer. Liver enzyme elevation indicates either you have a liver or gall bladder problem. I cannot understand why your electro... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
LIver: You should have hepatitis B and C ruled out. Second possibility is fatty liver (NAFLD). You should see a gastroenterologist.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
More hype than data: Active ingredient in milk thistle (silymarin) helps when given IV in animals-limited data in humans. Oral milk thistle isn't the same-limited absorpti... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Which enzyme?: 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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Not necessarily: unfortunately, certain forms of liver disease can be active with little or no liver enzyme elevation. However, ff you were told you have NASH, and pr... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Many: Hepatitis, alcohol , dibetes glycogen storage problems.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Unlikely: Liver enzymes can fluctuate following illness, medications, alcohol, trauma, etc. If the remainder of the enzymes are normal, you likely have nothing... Read More

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