U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Kingdom
A 52-year-old male asked:

Night sweats, fatigue, elevated ast and alt. negative chest ct 3 months ago. could this be lung cancer with occult primary spreading to liver? thanks

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Many causes.: Your symptoms indicate liver disease-lab work corroborate with that. With negative CT of chest it is highly unlikely be lung cancer. Have they done all tests to diagnose elevated liver enzymes?
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Provided original answer
Common cause is hepatitis C
Jul 2, 2018
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctor commented
A US doctor answered Learn more
Liver biopsy a good idea
Jul 4, 2018
Last updated Jul 4, 2018


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.