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A 23-year-old male asked:

How long can liver alt remain elevated once the insult has been removed? e.g. viral, or herbal medicines or aspartame etc. do any foods support it ?

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Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 23 years experience
Depends on cause: with gallstones, it can resolve in days. with viral hepatitis, in weeks (with treatment). DILI (drug induce liver injury) can take up to 6 months to recover fully.

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Last updated May 3, 2018

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