A 43-year-old member asked:
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recently blood work showed an elevated liver enzyme. what may cause this?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Some liver disorder: Hepatitis from any cause can elevate your liver enzymes.Common causes include excessive alcohol use(drinking heavy) or a viral hepatitis like hepatitis-b or hepatitis-c. Your doctor can run further tests to find the cause and advise you about treatment as most forms of hepatitis can be preveted or treated.
Answered on Sep 18, 2019

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