U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Kingdom
A 23-year-old male asked:

If someone has normal lfts with us after heavy drinking for a year does this mean there liver is healthy and normal ? thanks

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. You Sung Sang
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Not necessarily : The liver can still be "irritated" by such severe alcohol use and still have normal liver function tests and ultrasound.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated May 14, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.