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Zinc and liver enzymes

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Usually liver cell: Injury. Liver enzymes are elevated whenever there is injury to liver cells. Common causes are alcohol intake, hepatitis c infection and side effects o... Read More

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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
It depends: It depends on the reason for elevation.For example if its caused by alcoholism then simply avoiding alcohol is good. If its caused by "fatty liver dis... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
None: Alt and ast are enzymes release from dying liver cells, if not from other tissues. Alkphos can be released from biliary tract radicles, and ldh from m... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ulysses Balis
Pathology 30 years experience
Possib. liver injury: Depending on which enzymes are elevated, and the degree of elevation, high liver enzymes can signal different health conditions ranging from alcohol-i... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Transaminases: Usually, elevated liver enzymes mean elevated sgot/ast and sgpt/alt, less often alkaline phosphatase and its kindred. These are released from injured ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Inflammation?: Presence or absence of hepatitis, cirrhosis, bile obstruction, inflammatory process.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Depends . . .: It depends upon which liver enzymes were elevated. High bilirubin suggests blockage or obstruction of the biliary tract. High alt & ast suggest fatty ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
Trauma Surgery 26 years experience
Too Many: There are simply a multitude of causes that can cause "elevated liver enzymes". Seek professional advice from a gastroenterologist or "liver specialis... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Many things: Elevated liver enzymes can be caused by inflammattion and infection (hepatiitis), trauma to liver, medications toxic to liver, alcohol, fatty liver, c... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Treat the cause: These are always worrisome. If they're still up after no alcohol, meds or marathons for two weeks, you'll be tested for the viral hepatitis group, aut... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to know reason: For the elevated enzymes. Common causes of elevated liver enzymes are alcohol intake, hepatitis virus infection, reaction to medications. The action t... Read More

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