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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Vaccine unlikely to: cause liver injury, which is usually detected by analyzing AST and ALT. Mild elevations of AST and ALT might be seen from inflammation of the muscle ... Read More
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
2 answers:: 1. Hexa contains only a single protein component of Hep B and cannot cause Hepatitis by itself; 2. AST/ALT elevation can be a sign of a significant p... Read More

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Livigen is iron and frolic acid and would be fine in a normal pregnancy. The abnormal lab values are concerning and I would need to know why they are ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Need more tests,,: Your SGOT and SGPT are elevated, but not real high, but your lymphocytes are high and shouldn't be more than half of your 100 cell white cell count an... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
Orthopedic Surgery 58 years experience
Liver enzymes: Sgot and SGPT are liver enzymes. When liver cells are damaged, these enzymes are released into the blood and can be detected by blood tests. There are... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: Your SGOT is minimally elevated. It may due to alcohol intake, some medications you are taking, or from being overweight, or due to an infection. All ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Determine the cause: You must determine the cause of these enzyme elevations before knowing how the elevations can be reduced.
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Go see your doctor: How did you get those test results? Who ordered them? Why? Doctor who ordered them should review results & discuss your next steps. For instance, what... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Rarely: Atarax (hydroxyzine) is metabolized by the liver, so it could conceivably cause a high transaminase reading; this would be pretty rare. However, if yo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Find cause: Elevated liver enzymes are indicators of disease, not something to be treated by themselves. Your physician will rule in/out alcohol, medication effec... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: Sgot (ast) and SGPT (alt) levels do vary by different pathologic processes. For example alcoholic hepatitis cause higher levels of SGOT than sgpt. Wha... Read More

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