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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Many causes: Obesity, viral infection, and alcohol are the 3 leading causes. There are many others. A complete evaluation would likely reveal the cause but as an i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Lose wgt,US liver: Lose weight, cut down alcohol and have an ultrasound done of your liver
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find cause: You may be asked to discontinue alcohol and all meds and retest in two weeks. If still up, you will be tested for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Need more of the other transaminases to advise. However isolated or more elevated alt may indicate liver injury your doctor may check you for hepatiti ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Anderson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Liver profile: Would recommend repeating the test in 4-6 weeks. If increasing you could need further evaluation and possible screen for hepatitis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe stop some: Often times medications will cause liver enzyme elevation. So does alcohol, infection or getting a fatty liver from eating too much processed food. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find cause: You're a young man and your elevated alt/sgpt (not a %, a real number) indicates something wrong that needs to be addressed. You need hepatitis b and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Certainly elevated.: This is certainly an elevated number and needs to be interpreted in light of other labs. May be serious. If you are drinking alcohol or taking meds yo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: This is a minor elevation but you should discuss these results with the doctor who ordered the test.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not okay: It's a warning. It may be nothing more than your liver asking for you to go get more exercise. You may be sensitive to ibuprofen and took some. It ma ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver chemistry: Elevation of 130 is biochemical finding of liver cell inflammation. Lots of potential causes, including infection, toxins, alcohol, meds, other. Follo ... Read More

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