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what foods raise alkaline phosphatase levels

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many Causes: Alk. Phosphatase is an enzyme released into the blood by either liver, bone, kidney, placenta ( if you are pregnant). Need more lab work to find out t ... Read More

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be nothing: 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No need: Low alkaline phosphatase is not a pathological state and does not need to be treated.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not a problem: Low alk phos is never a problem. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthies arbitrarily fall outside. I'm glad you're interested in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Wrong approach: Alkaline phosphatase is a lab value to tell a physician what is happening, not a medical problem to treat. It can be high just because you're growing ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Plenty: You describe yourself as a 73 year old lady and i'm betting you feel well but have an alk phos a bit high on your routine chemical profile. Many folks ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Bone diseae/gallblad: Alkaline phosphotase is elevated in diseaes of gall bladder/liver or diseases of bones.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Relax: First, food choices are almost never the key to getting well. This is rubbish. Second, labs reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthie ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Nothing: It means nothing.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
No reason.: There are ranges of "normal" for each blood test done. These may be different from one lab to other, depending on the type testing done and reliabilit ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Upper end of normal: The level is above the upper limit for normal but not by much. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and you should discuss i ... Read More

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