Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what are dangerous liver enzyme levels

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
What is the cause?: The treatment will depend on the cause. Liver enzymes can be elevated in a case of acute hepatitis , in hepatitis c ( acute and chronic), in drug over ... Read More
6
6 thanks
Dr. Andres Katz
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends : On the cause, fatty liver lose weight, alcohol stop drinking, biliary remove source of obstruction, hepatitis get treatment with antiviral agents, etc ... Read More
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
May be: Depends on the test and the level. Certainly it warrants some kind of explanation...Not to be blown off imho.
4
4 thanks
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver damage: Persistent elevation of liver enzymes (ast, alt) is indicative of liver cell damage. The causes are multiple.
1
1 thank
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver tests: There are about eight or 10 tests which can be termed a "liver test". Each of them has different normal values. In addition, some of the normal values ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
You need: To find out the cause of the enzyme elevation. There are treatments if it is a virus, and youshould steer clear of alcohol if that is a potential cau ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Give us the results: If you can send us the present results of your liver Function tests(LFTs) we can be more helpful to you. Most often the liver enzymes will normalize i ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Which enzyme?: There are a number enzyme made by the liver and measured in blood. For alkaline phosphatase, this would be a normal value. You may consult this site f ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: If the cause isn't active -- for example, a cirrhotic who has an alcoholic past but is now abstinent -- the liver enzymes may be normal. Usually at le ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't mess w/ liver: There are 2 kinds of liver enzyme abnormalities--that signal disease of the liver cells or of the bile ducts.Abnormal liver tests may reflect fatty li ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on cause: Almost all people recover completely from hep a, about 80% recover fully from hep b, only about 20% recover fully from hep c. Other causes of hepatiti ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month