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high alt liver enzyme only", what does that means?

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Dr. Benjamin Weisman
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver: Early sign of fatty liver could be seen nafl.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Elevated ALT: The most common cause is from fatty liver (commonly associated w/ alcoholism), other causes are hepatitis b or c, or other liver diseases.
Answered on May 18, 2017
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