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Dr. Abdullah Mubarak
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Abnormal Liver Tests (Overview)

Abnormal liver tests are simply blood tests that show you how your liver is working, including, albumin, sgot, gpt, bilirubin and a few more, if they are high, you need to see you doctor, there are many reasons for abnormal liver tests.


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What is the definition or description of: abnormal liver tests?

What is the definition or description of: abnormal liver tests?

Liver tests not norm: Abnormal liver tests are simply blood tests that show you how your liver is working, including, albumin, sgot, gpt, bilirubin and a few more, if they are high, you need to see you doctor, there are many reasons for abnormal liver tests. ...Read more

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Dr. Abdullah Mubarak
190 doctors shared insights

Abnormal Liver Tests (Overview)

Abnormal liver tests are simply blood tests that show you how your liver is working, including, albumin, sgot, gpt, bilirubin and a few more, if they are high, you need to see you doctor, there are many reasons for abnormal liver tests.


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Abnormal liver function tests, should I be concerned?

Abnormal liver function tests, should I be concerned?

Abn Liver Fx tests: Elevated Liver function tests may occur for a variety of issues from Fatty infiltration (hepatic steatosis), viral illnesses such as the hepatitis viruses, Alcoholism, increased use of medications that metabolize through the liver (such as Acetaminophen), cirrhosis, biliary disease, tumors, gallbladder disease, etc, etc. Get an evaluation for the most likely cause of your LFT elevations. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, what does an abnormal liver test mean?

Hello doctors, what does an abnormal liver test mean?

Liver test: There are many different types of liver tests. What specific abnormality are you referring to? ...Read more

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In my blood chemistry test i had abnormal levels in my liver. What could be the cause?

In my blood chemistry test i had abnormal levels in my liver. What could be the cause?

Liver disease, other: My best interpretation of your question is that your blood tests show abnormally high levels of enzymes that are mostly associated with the liver. This suggests damage to liver cells with leakage of these enzymes to the blood. This may be hepatitis, a toxic problem, or even potentially a tumor. Some of these enzymes may come from other cells, so depending on which it might be muscle disease. ...Read more

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I had a liver test taken a month ago and it was normal. I took one again and it came out abnormal. Should I be worried? What causes an abnormal test?

I had a liver test taken a month ago and it was normal. I took one again and it came out abnormal. Should I be worried? What causes an abnormal test?

Abnormal liver tests: It is hard to answer this question without more information. What liver tests were abnormal and what were the actual values. There are many things that can cause elevated liver enzymes such as medications, alcohol and infections. You need to follow up with your physician about these abnormal test results. ...Read more

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Can an abnormal liver test result be a sign of porphyria?

Can an abnormal liver test result be a sign of porphyria?

More common causes: Porphyria can cause abnormal liver tests, but there are far more common causes of liver abnormality, e.g., alcohol. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002188/. ...Read more

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What can cause abnormal cells in the liver on a blood test?

What can cause abnormal cells in the liver on a blood test?

Test for high LFT's: There are 2 kinds of liver enzyme abnormalities--that signal disease of the liver cells or of the bile ducts. Abnormal liver tests may reflect fatty liver, too much alcohol, toxic exposure, occupational exposures, lot's of viral infections, metabolic problems, familial liver diseases, as well as problems with gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas. Start with blood tests to identify possiblities. ...Read more

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How will i know what does an irregular liver function test really mean?

Liver function tests: They usually called abnormal liver function tests.If the laboratory testing shows incresed level of liver tests .It may suggest some unc=derlying liver problem. ...Read more

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Do you think I should worry about an abnormal result from a liver function test?

Sure,...: Elevated Liver function tests may occur for a variety of issues from Fatty infiltration (hepatic steatosis), viral illnesses such as the hepatitis viruses, Alcoholism, increased use of medications that metabolize through the liver (such as Acetaminophen), cirrhosis, biliary disease, tumors, gallbladder disease, etc, etc. Get an evaluation for the most likely cause of your LFT elevations. ...Read more

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What does an abnormal liver function test mean?

What does an abnormal liver function test mean?

Abnormal LFT's: Elevated Liver function tests may occur for a variety of issues form Fatty infiltration (hepatic steatosis), viral illnesses such as the hepatitis viruses, Alcoholism, increased use of medications that metabolize through the liver (such as Acetaminophen), cirrhosis, biliary disease, gallbladder disease, etc, etc. Get an evaluation for the most likely cause if your LFT's are elevated. ...Read more

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How can I determine my abnormal liver function test results?

If you mean cause of: Elevated Liver function tests may occur for a variety of issues from Fatty infiltration (hepatic steatosis), viral illnesses such as the hepatitis viruses, Alcoholism, increased use of medications that metabolize through the liver (such as Acetaminophen), cirrhosis, biliary disease, tumors, gallbladder disease, etc, etc. Get an evaluation for the most likely cause of your LFT elevations. ...Read more

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Constant discomfort/not pain upper mid to left stomach blood test liver abnormal?

Constant discomfort/not pain upper mid to left stomach blood test liver abnormal?

Alarm signs to check: Constant abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what other testing have you had? ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more