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what does it mean if your liver enzymes are high

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Find the cause: Repeating them when the person is off alcohol and unnecessary medications is often the best plan. If they're still up, you'll get a workup for hepatit ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver damage: It means your liver cells are being damaged. That can be duse to viruses, precription meds, alcohol and some other causes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Abnormal: Liver enzymes are found in the liver cells. If the cells are injured, the enzymes leak into the blood and the blood level increases. This can mean th ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver inflammation..: Liver enzyme elevation usually is a sign your liver is inflamed or irritated. There are many potential causes the most common of which is fatty liver ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Please send me labs: Please post results so that we may be able to give you an educated and scientific response.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Need context: We need the context of why these labs were done, as well as any symptoms (and other labs/baseline labs) before we can even begin to make an educated g ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Depends . . .: It depends upon which liver enzymes were elevated. High bilirubin suggests blockage or obstruction of the biliary tract. High alt & ast suggest fatty ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver: Early sign of fatty liver could be seen nafl.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Inflammation: Of the liver, also known as hepatitis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Function compromised: The liver metabolized hundreds of metabolites in the body. If the liver is over-burdened, poisoned, infected, or replaced by tumor, it can result in e ... Read More
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