A 40-year-old female asked:
could uti/kidney infect cause ast/alt liver enz to go 800+, neg-all hep, autoim, ulcers, pancreas look gd, all else good, night sweats-2yr bkpn/cysts-ov&bre?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh answered
19 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unusual: Uti, per se , doesn't cause elevated liver enzymes unless the patient develops an associated septick shock (disseminated infection) with very low blood pressure to cause a liver shock/injury. Alternatively antibiotic used to treat UTI may cause drug induced hepatitis. There is many other causes of elevated liver enzymes and sometimes a liver biopsy may be required to find the exact cause.
Answered on Jun 21, 2018
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