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A 32-year-old female asked:

I have hep c from transfusion at birth. blood levels alt 131, ggt 235, ast 29, billrubin 0.5 - should i worry about my liver? never drink or do drugs.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tarik Hadid
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Yes: Yes. Hepatitis c often turn to liver cirrhosis and cancer. I recommend that you get treated as there are now several drugs to treat hepatitis c..
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Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 21 years experience
Yes: Hi, your alt levels are high that implies that your liver is getting damaged .Depending upon the subtype of the hep c virus ; the stage of liver damage , you could be offered treatment, which could be potentially curable. See a hepatologist or GI who takes care of liver diseases urgently as new potent medications have recently come on the market. Make sure you are vaccinated for hep b.Best of luck.
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