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A 35-year-old member asked:

Need doctor's help! will not drinking alcohol lower my ast and alt?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Let's find out: If you have to ask, the liver enzymes may well be up because of your drinking. If they go down to healthy ranges on two weeks of abstinence, it's your wake-up call and time to find other ways to enjoy yourself without alcohol. If not, look for some other treatable cause -- hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's, medication effect.
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