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what causes liver enzymes to go up

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Possible: Almost any drug can affect liver enzymes. Taking unapproved drugs is not a good idea.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Elevated LFT's: Not sure multiple infections can cause elevated LFT's however, the antibiotics used to treat the infections may cause transient elevations as the med ... Read More
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A 41-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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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Ferreee
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Liver enzymes are from the inside of the cells in the liver, and theur presence in excess indicates too many liver cells are dying, dimping their cont ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually OK: When we talk about liver enzymes, we are usually referring to transaminases (sgot/sgpt, ast/alt). The lower limit of normal is either zero or close to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Many thigs can: Infections like prenatal viruses; e.g. Cytomegalovirus, rubella, hepatitis, etc.; inflammation or swelling of the liver, certain genetic and/or metabo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need evaluation : Before choosing lab tests, it would be prudent to take a detailed history, and conduct physical examination. It would be prudent to leave the choice o ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Hepatitis, alcohol , dibetes glycogen storage problems.
A 40-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
ALT: ALT=alanine aminotransferase, previously known as SGPT is used as a marker of liver damage, but is present in low amounts in normal individuals. Sourc ... Read More
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