A 24-year-old female asked:
Can obesity cause elevated liver enzymes on a blood test?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Not by itself: Many obese people do get non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which is quite serious. This raises liver enzymes. However, you also need to rule out hepatitis C and Wilson's, and allergy to any meds you may be taking. I trust you do not drink. Your liver may simply be asking you for more exercise. Best wishes.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020
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