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what are the liver tests on blood work

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
24 years experience General Surgery
Tissue breakdown: Ldh, lactate dehydrogenase, is an enzyme that is elaborated during tissue breakdown. It is abundant in your body's red blood cells. Ldh is also used t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
59 years experience Urology
See remark: If you mean ALCOHOL ,I suggest you abstain from it before the blood test
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Anydrug: can cause problems as all go thru the liver. if you are on no other meds do not drink heavilly and dont use large amounts of tylenol (acetaminophen) i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Kraus
11 years experience Hospital-based practice
Liver function: Liver function abnormalities are broad. There are many causes beyond a viral hepatitis. If persistent look at medications as causes, including over t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: that would be due to ALCOHOL consumption....nothing else. BE WELL Dr Z
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not too high: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Drug : Drug testing is very expensive. It's not routinely done because of the expense. (in fact, they way laboratories do drug testing for employment scree ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No, that's common: You list alcoholic hepatitis as a diagnosis. If Hubby has recovered from alcoholic hepatitis, then the AST and ALT will be normal again. There may be ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes , some : In autoimmune disease the body not recognize it own tissue and attacks an organ or organs (systemic disease ) as a result antibodies are released and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not : Check for hepatitis, if all normal, fatty liver high on the list
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