A 30-year-old female asked:
What do high levels of the liver enzymes ALT and bilirubin indicate?
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Dr. David Kaufer answered
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hepatitis: Elevated ast and alt is consistent with liver inflammation (hepatitis). Hepatitis can be caused by liver disease, viruses, alcohol consumption and autoimmune diseases. Elevated bilirubin can be caused by hepatitis or obstruction of biliary tract. Hepatitis is needs to be further evaluated to determine the etiology.
Answered on Sep 29, 2017
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