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will half a glass of wine the night before liver enzyme tests affect the results

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Fatty liver: Fatty liver is common in america, and is typically associated with alcohol ingestion, obesity, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and diabetes, among oth ... Read More
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol effects: Alcohol affects liver. Blood test for liver function test can show increase in liver enzymes, not increased fat deposits in liver.. Increased fat dep ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Liver enzymes: Why did you have blood tests done. He is yellow? Is his liver enlarged? Was he exposed to hepatitis? A lot of unanswered questions, more information ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: A lot depends on why you got the blood tests. A viral illness like mono can cause liver enzymes like alt or ast to be mildly elevated, and this is a m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
It's true!: A very intense work out can increase markers of liver inflammation (ast and alt). These enzymes are also present in muscle tissue, ; exercise can cau ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessary.: Those activities should not skew your results.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Too soon: Nope, you tested too soon for this result to be valid.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Chemical hepatitis: You probably have liver damage caused by the drugs and aggravated by alcohol (another hepatotoxic drug)· Quit alcohol and take it easy with tylenol (a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: But possible. Some people are very sensitive to the effects of alcohol in liver. Usually it's never just one glass...Since a glass a day of wine usual ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Alcohol in any form is bad for liver.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
First find out why: Your liver enzymes are elevated. Alcohol intake is a common cause of elevated liver enzymes. Also avoid acetaminophen/tylenol.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Very unlikely.: Most likely the two are unrelated.
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