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White Lake, WI
A 52-year-old female asked:

My b12 is 250, alt is 87. no meds for cholesterol taken. could their be a link between the two results?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not likely: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your B12 is in the normal range but ALT is slightly elevated and indicates liver injury. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely for 3-4 months before repeating the test.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Provided original answer
Are you on any medications, some prescribed as well as over the counter drugs can alter liver enzymes.
Nov 2, 2014

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