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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Don't Worry.: It means that at the moment you have nothing to worry about since it is close to the reference range, but that it is important to keep a close eye on ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayan Shah
68 years experience Gastroenterology
Not that bad but not: Borderline elevation of liver enzymes can occur from several possibilities. If it is only slightly elevated, one should not be too nervous about it bu ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Unless there is: Some underlying issue this would be considered unusual at best. Are you obese? Any other meds? Any family history of diabetes? Do you drink alcohol re ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
17 years experience Family Medicine
Likely fatty liver: Without seeing the labs and levels it's difficult to say exactly however commonly borderline LFTs may be from fatty liver disease which is a dietary i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get it worked up: Often something as simple as a mild allergy to ibuprofen can do this. Your physician can figure out the cause. If your're free of hepatitis B and C, h ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Possible anxiety: You probably mean that your tremors are not visible to other persons. If this is the case then it is most likely symptom of anxiety. Consult a psychi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
34 years experience Hepatology
Generally Not: The cold viruses do not generally involve the liver. Other viruses (such as mono) can cause a mild hepatitis (inflammation).
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Impairment: Severe sepsis can cause many different organs to fail including the liver. Inflammatory responses and low blood pressures can cause the liver to not f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No.: Lfts measure levels of enzymes produced by the liver, not anything related to marijuana.

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