A 34-year-old male asked:
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i have a liver enzyme of 8000 for a couple of months currently taking something to get rid of the iron. how much damage has this caused if any?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Tricky: The liver heals up. 8000 is a high number indicating significant damage. It is the scarring that causes liver disfunction and measuring liver function by its ability to make proteins is a better indicator of its function right now.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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