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A 34-year-old female asked:

my bili has been elevated since last may alt ast has been elevated since last june. why would it be so long? havefatty liver does this mean cirrhosis?

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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed : Ther are several possible causes of abnormal liver function tests. These findings do not necessarily indicate cirrhosis. Best to discuss with your doctor, who has more information on your medical history and previous test results.
Dr. Ali Saberi
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
No: Fatty liver disease can lead to cirrhosis, but can be averted too. Depending on the extent of fatty deposits depends on liver function. The markers u are speaking of May be mildly elevated in u'r case, but I suggest seeing a Gastroenterologist as u may require tests to look at u'r common bile duct or pancreatic ducts. There are other blood tests too that may identify other conditions

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