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what is considered to be a high enzyme liver level

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Enzymes: The stock answer is myocardial cell damage or death causes release and elevation of the enzymes. Cardiac enzymes are supposed to be very specific, in ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Depends: It depends on the underlying cause of the liver enzyme elevations. The most common cause these days is a one to five fold increase in liver enzymes du ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Give us the results: If you can send us the present results of your liver Function tests(LFTs) we can be more helpful to you. Most often the liver enzymes will normalize i ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the: Reason for the elevation of enzymes. The common causes are alcohol intake, viral hepatitis, medication side effects and auto-immune disorders. The com ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kaufer
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hepatitis: Elevated ast and alt is consistent with liver inflammation (hepatitis). Hepatitis can be caused by liver disease, viruses, alcohol consumption and aut ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Dengue fever and other viral infections may cause liver inflammation and increase liver enzymes. Talk with your doctor.
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Dr. Bradford Romans
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Worrisome: The high potassium may be from cell breakdown. The liver enzymes can be related to liver cells but can also come from muscle sources. Please see you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Find cause: Don't treat a lab value. If the cause is alcohol, medication allergy, hepatitis virus, autoimmunity, iron overload, or Wilson's, get treated. This may ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Liver working: Liver cells can be infected by viruses, resulting in the death of these cells and the subsequent leakage of liver enzymes. Alternatively, liver cells ... Read More

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