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what does it mean when your liver levels are high

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Transaminitis?: Not sure what you mean by the "liver level" but but liver enzymes commonly measured in the blood are called transaminases 9eg. Ast, alt) and when the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated transaminas: could be due to intrinsic liver diseases like hepatitis A,B,C, or due to alcohol or cholestatic picture like Gall bladder disease or common bilary obs ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Glucose : It could mean you have pre-diabetes or diabetes. There are many reasons why liver enzymes will be high but in someone with glucose elevation, fatty l ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Elevated B12 means nothing. You're making more of the binder protein for some reason. Nobody measures alanine, but if your alanine amino transferase ( ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No, this is not a sign that your liver is failing. Have it rechecked in a month and avoid Tylenol and alcohol.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Liver cell injury: AST and ALT are liver enzymes that go up in blood when liver cells are injured. Common causes are alcohol, obesity, hepatitis and drug reactions. If y ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Repeat test.: Test should be repeated to confirm findings. Additional test such as HGB a1c, lipid panel may be helpful as well.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
We ingest most of: our B 12 from meat, especially red meat. Are you presently eating less meat? That would account for it. If your B 12 was high, I don't understand w ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
Cirrhosis: Ammonia is a breakdown product of proteins, and is toxic at high levels. One of your liver's jobs is getting rid of toxins in your body. If your live ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: Diffuse fatty infiltration can have many causes, common ones being fatty liver due to alcohol and fatty liver associated with obesity, metabolic syndr ... Read More

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