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high level of alkaline phosphate, what does this mean?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
How high?: Do you have any symptoms? Why was the test done? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, high alkaline phosphate may due to liver or bone disease, and sometimes intestinal disorders. It is normally high in children and during pregnancy. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What medication could help lower alkaline phosphate in end stage renal disease patients?

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Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
None: There is no one medication for this. The cause of the alp elevation must be determined and treated.
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A 45-year-old female asked:

What is significance of low phosphate when all other tests are normal?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Lab error?: Possible to have vit d deficiency or hyperparathyroid. Other causes are usually pretty obvious and still others are very rare. I would repeat lab test first.
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A 76-year-old male asked:

What causes phosphate to precipitate in urine?

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Dr. James Fishman
Urology 34 years experience
Alkaline urine + UTI: Phosphate crystals are usually formed (precipitated) in alkaline urine. Urine infected with ammonia-producing organisms will also lead to complex stone formations called struvite stones (magnesium-ammonium-phosptate).
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A 24-year-old female asked about a 51-year-old female:

What is the problem if my lft test shows alkaline phophate as 150u/l and alt/sgpt as 14u/l, with other parametres remaining same? What shall I do next?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Liver Functions: There does not seem to be any reason for your question. These appear to be normal results.
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A 41-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old female:

Alk phosphate 124 ascetic fluid moderate no of lymphocytes, mesothelial cell with small no of RBC & neutrophlis. Negative for malignancy. Bactec of?

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Dr. Joseph Fay
Hematology and Oncology 49 years experience
More data required.: Require a thorough history and physical examination by a well-trained physician to assess status and determine appropriate laboratory studies.

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