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A 53-year-old female asked:

My 16 yr old daughter has not been well this yr.fatigue..low appetite..wght loss.aching.dr. did many labs.alkaline phosphate 136. is this bad? causes?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
See below: An elevated alkaline phos can be associated with gallstones as well as an autoimmune disease known as primary biliary cirrhosis. Sounds she needs further workup to determine what is going on and she may need to see a gastroenterologist.

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