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Houma, LA
A 22-year-old male asked:

Elevated liver enzymes. alt- 72 ast- 59. all other labs are normal. liver/gallbladder ultrasound is normal. negative for hepatitis. what can cause it?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need more info: 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, it may be due to alcohol intake, medications you may be taking and/or from being overweight. If you drink, stop entirely and discuss any medications you take with your doctor.
Last updated Jun 11, 2020

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