A 37-year-old member asked:
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what exactly does it mean if your liver enzymes are elevated?

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Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver damage: It means your liver cells are being damaged. That can be duse to viruses, precription meds, alcohol and some other causes.
Answered on Apr 7, 2013

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