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thyroid nodules and elevated liver enzymes

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
31 years experience Psychiatry
No -not directly: Interesting question, and one i hadn't considered. Elias, rm et al, from mayo clinic (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23251814) published on th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hyperthyroidism can lead to elevated liver enzymes which will resolve and become normal then hyperthyroidism ( overactive thyroid) is treated.
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Yes, particularly a medication abbreviated ptu (propylthiouracil). The other available medication, methimazole, can do so as well, but not as commonly ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
It's not ever wise: to treat numbers and lab tests in isolation of the patient. I would strongly suggest you discuss this face to face with the doctor requesting this la ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Must see an Endo: Need to be seen by an endocrinologist asap. Elevated liver enzymes is not uncommon in individuals with high thyroid levels. Crohns and graves disease ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Cooper
24 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Get medical help: It sounds like you have many symptoms and abnormal blood tests that suggest something acute is going on. The doctor who ordered those tests should fol ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many things: Elevated liver enzymes can be caused by inflammattion and infection (hepatiitis), trauma to liver, medications toxic to liver, alcohol, fatty liver, c ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Treat the cause: These are always worrisome. If they're still up after no alcohol, meds or marathons for two weeks, you'll be tested for the viral hepatitis group, aut ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to know reason: For the elevated enzymes. Common causes of elevated liver enzymes are alcohol intake, hepatitis virus infection, reaction to medications. The action t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Luther
21 years experience Addiction Medicine
Liver metabolism: The body recognizes substances as foreign and tries to get rid of them as fast as possible. Some chemicals need to be broken down into metabolites p ... Read More
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