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what causes an increase in liver enzymes

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sebastian Harris
7 years experience General Practice
Yes: The syrup is a proprietary blend of a Multi-Vit + Cyproheptadine. Cyproheptadine is a Histamine H1 Antagonist. Commonly used for Perennial and season ... Read More
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubt.: wow, how do you even get that in the US ? it has several vitamins... mostly associated with BETTER liver health and an anti-histamine. Cyproheptadine ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Look for a different cause. It would be shame to miss hemochromatosis, Wilson's, viral or immune hepatitis, or one of the other bad ones because someb ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: The nausea and the elevated liver enzymes are probably due to the methotrexate. Your rheumatologist should know about your symptoms.
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Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Maybe, but these are not classic symptoms. Methotrexate can impact the stomach lining, and you can feel nauseated due to that. Also, sit down with yo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
High LFTs in baby: Could be hepatitis A, from vegetables contaminated with stool, or hepatitis B from shellfish or toxicity from medication especially tylenol (acetami ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nelson
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, Doxycycline can indeed raise live enzymes, as can many safe drugs. The question really is, how much are they elevated and how quickly do the com ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Other indicators?: High ferritin indicates increased iron storage reserves and is fine as long as other indicators of iron metabolism are normal (serum iron; binding cap ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
There are many cause: Many things can cause this. Some are harmless, others are dangerous. Alcohol and many medicines (especial tylenol) can do this. Many infections can ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol, meds, infxn: And early onset diabetes can all cause liver enzyme elevation as well as metastatic cancer. You need to worry when in the hundreds/thousands.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Strenuous exercise can cause elevated liver function. When you allow enough rest and eat well it should resolve.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Many things: Alcohol, viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, cmv, ebv, leptosprosis, biliary obstruction, right sided heart failure, wilson disease, some ... Read More
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