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A 4-year-old female asked:
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
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A female asked:
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
57 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Determine the cause: You must determine the cause of these enzyme elevations before knowing how the elevations can be reduced.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
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
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience in Radiology
Depends on cause: Stopping alcohol is one way that is of course if you drink alcohol.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
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

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