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would ovarian cancer cause my liver enzymes to be elevated

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Liver enzymes: Ovarian cancer, could produce elevation of the liver enzymes for several reasons, spread to the liver, chometherapy effect, vascular congestion due to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Not Really: Abnormal liver enzymes can occur if metastasis happens, but this can happen for any type of cancer. Metastasis as were cancer cells spread to other pa ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
MD time: Cramps in the abdomen and back can be due to a million and one different causes, benign or not. Do not get too anxious, just make sure your oncologist ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian cancer: Tumor coatings of the liver are very frequent in ovarian cancer. They are readily ablated safely at the time of primary debulking. Ovarian cancer can ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Many thigs can: Infections like prenatal viruses; e.g. Cytomegalovirus, rubella, hepatitis, etc.; inflammation or swelling of the liver, certain genetic and/or metabo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Influenza and liver: Only 3% of patients with influenza A had abnormalities of liver tests in a recent study. The patients who had greatly increased liver tests usually h ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
31 years experience Psychiatry
No -not directly: Interesting question, and one i hadn't considered. Elias, rm et al, from mayo clinic (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23251814) published on th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
While it could: Enzymes (alt/ast) indicate liver cell injury/inflammation: hepatitis - from viruses to drugs to alcohol. Alk phos may point to duct obstruction. But t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, but it usually: Means that the gallstones are in the common duct, causing intermittent obstruction or inflammation. It is a complication of gallstones, and a bit mor ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Damage to liver: Microvesicular fatty infiltration of hepatocytes (liver cells) is directly toxic to the liver. When liver cells are damaged or destroyed, they release ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Hepatitis, alcohol , dibetes glycogen storage problems.
A 86-year-old male asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
13 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Unfortunately the options at this point are limited. We have to shift our goals from curing to caring.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Low kidney enzymes?: Kidneys do not have enzymes that are measured in the blood. If you have a low bun, you may be on a very low protein diet or are overhydrated. If your ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Salivary ALT has been reported in periodontal disease. Not blood levels.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Elevated lfts with a predominant rise in alp is suggestive of damage or obstruction of the biliary tree (which disrupts the flow of bile out of the li ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Wiernik
55 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: There are many things that can cause elevated liver enzymes: hepatitis, cancer, medicines to name a few. Kidney infection is not one of them.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Need more info: If total bilirubin (bil) is elevated, you need to find out what the direct and indirect bil is - there are benign reasons for tbil to be elevated, suc ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
It's usually the : result of liver failure,bnot the cause of liver failure.In metastatic disease to the liver, the hepatocytes are no longer working properly in conjugat ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver: You have fatty liver from a poor diet and/or chronic alcohol use (even with normal liver enzymes). So, cut back from alcohol, improve your diet, and e ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Alk phos: Probably. If you have a stone in one hepatic duct, you may not be jaundiced but it will usually raise your alk phos. It's famously nonspecific but thi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Blood tests are: Just that, tests. Scan is an image, a picture. You didn't say how elevated your liver enzyme tests are, but if they are really high and stay there o ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on cause: Almost all people recover completely from hep a, about 80% recover fully from hep b, only about 20% recover fully from hep c. Other causes of hepatiti ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: level of bilirubin, but in general metastatic cancer has a poor prognosis. Isolated bilirubin elevation can be caused by obstruction or hemolysis. C ... Read More
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