U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 40-year-old female asked:

I have liver enzymes increasing for the past 3 years. alt 57 ast 43. i don't drink alcohol, eat paleo, don't take medication.should i see a specialist?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Maybe: You'll want to rule out hepatitis B and C, Wilson's (unlikely with these low levels at your age but not to be missed), early hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. Non-alcoholic fatty liver is mostly hereditary and should be sought as well. Stay proactive.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 28, 2015


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.