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A 26-year-old male asked:

25 years old. normal cbc, hep test but alt elevated at 200, a lot of acne of chest and shoulders, changes in nipples becoming oval and feeling unwell. no drugs or alcohol. should i get my hormones check or a liver biopsy?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Your doctor: Talk to the doctor who ordered the test. It is not a do it yourself matter. Wish you good health!
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Raised ALT: The ALT is raised most often from liver stress/ inflammation. It can also be raised from kidney or heart problems. The liver stress commonly occurs from fatty liver, alcohol, and medications, In order to understand this entire picture is needed to speak to your doctor. A common first test to evaluate the liver is an ultrasound.

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Last updated Jun 11, 2020

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