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Should i worry that alp is 127 with normal being 39-117? i take anti- inflammatory meds (advil, naproxen, meloxicam) for knees that swell/pain.

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 70 years experience
May need followup: Alkaline phosphatase can be of both bony and liver origin, so your doctor may do follow-up. NSAIDS have been studied for effect on ALP and found not to be associated. Your underlying disorder might be.
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