A 32-year-old female asked:
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lab says normal liver ammonia is between 27-102.husbands is 108 and doctor put him on lactulose. has stage 3 fibrosis.why when ammonia not that high?

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Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Intersting question : very interesting question. If you take 1/2 of healthy liver out surgically liver func will still be normal. Person with fibrosis and ammonia even though slightly elevated signifies significant loss of liver function. Please follow your physician's advice
Answered on Jul 23, 2015

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