A 41-year-old member asked:
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how can i tell if my liver enzymes are elevated from taking aspirin and not from alcohol use?

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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience Psychiatry
Halt the injury: Liver enzyme elevation results from destruction of liver cells. Alcohol is a toxin that can severely damage the liver and stopping alcohol use will certainly reduce liver damage. A typical baby Aspirin should not have much impact on a previously healthy liver, but alcohol will.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Alcohol: Aspirin is not likely to raise liver enzymes, if your enzymes are elevated and you drink, these two are related.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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No : Aspirin is not toxic to the liver the way alcohol is. By contrast, the active ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) is highly toxic to the liver in la ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not in usual doses: Usual doses of Aspirin do not materially affect liver enzyme levels.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Not unless you can taking high doses on a regular basis.

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