A 41-year-old member asked:
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what exactly does it mean when my liver enzymes are elevated and how could it affect my health?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Indication of liver : Liver diseases like hepatitis cause liver enzymes to go up. So you and your doctor need to find out the cause of this hepatitis. It can be a vius infection(hep-b or hep-c) or alcohol related liver injury.
Answered on Apr 10, 2019

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