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Why Do I Have High Levels Of Liver Enzymes After Dengue
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
Liver injury from an: Anything that damages the liver can cause abnormal liver functions.Besides viral hepatitis, excessive alcohol use can cause hepatitis...So can many different drugs like the statins used to lower cholestetrol.Then there are rare diseases like excessof iron storage from hemochromatosis and some enzyme deficiencies ...Read more
What do elevated liver enzymes and low sodium levels indicate? I have had scan, ultrasound of liver, and hepatitis panel. All of these were negative.
Not easy to answer: Elevated liver numbers can result from many things..Infection, obstruction, medications, drug use, fatty liver, carcinoma, alcohol consumption, gallbladder and pancreas problems. Its great that the us was negative..But i'd suggest a ct for further clarification. Low sodium can be from a number of reasons from drinking way too much water to losing sodium inappropriately from the kidney. ...Read more
Are my elevated liver enzymes (790.5) (R74.8) high and can they get back to normal if I abstain from alcohol and ibuprofen?
Could drinking the day of a blood test cause slightly elevated lipase levels? Do not drink heavily and never had acute pancreatitis.
I think so: I think that if you've never had this problem before, and you had been drinking that same day before the test, then it's certainly possible the alcohol caused an acutely elevated lipase level. If you drink on a daily basis, though, it's also possible that irbid always a little elevated. Maybe repeat the lipase lab when not drinking to check, ok? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 18 years old and have been having very high liver enzymes and abnormal blood chemistry. I already have loads of anxiety so do you think i'll die?
You need help...: Unfortunately, you haven't told us how high or which liver enzymes are involved, or for what duration, nor what liver disease you may have. We're happy to help, but need more information. Your anxiety is appropriate, but you should address your concerns to your personal physician(s) who is(are) treating you & know you best. Of course, please avoid alcohol & other liver toxic agents. Good luck. ...Read more
I am having high liver enzymes as in and had ultrasound and it's all good...and my neutrophils n WBC are low n ferritin are high..
Need more info: You don't supply enough information to give you an answer. The best person to talk to is the physician who ordered the tests and what is suspected. Give him/her a call now. ...Read more
I have gilbert syndrome but my other liver function levels are ok. Do I have to avoid taking ecstasy?
Need for evaluation: Any one of these would be cause for concern and you should see your doctor for a history, physical and addtional investigation. ...Read more
If I have extremely high liver enzymes and a fatty liver and abnormal blood chemistry, what does this usually mean? Im 18 :( can I take multi vitamin?
I have elevated liver counts and have been vomiting for two weeks what would cause this? my counts are AST/SGOT 61 and ALT/SGPT 93.
You have "hepatitis": Hepatitis is defined as inflammation of liver cells, as is indicated by elevation in serum transaminases (ast and/or alt). Hepatitis can be caused by a variety of issues (infectious, ischemic, metabolic, toxic, infiltrative, alcohol-related, drugs, etc.). It is impossible to say why your liver tests are elevated without more information--so, what tests have been done & what has been ruled out? ...Read more
I tested and I have an elevated sgot is 49 and sgpt of 87. I don't drink much... But mom died of cirhosis.Would that be the cause I have this high ?
Possib. liver injury: Depending on which enzymes are elevated, and the degree of elevation, high liver enzymes can signal different health conditions ranging from alcohol-induced injury to viral hepatitis to fibrosis to cirrhosis or even liver cancer. Because of the variable causes of liver enzyme elevation, it is important to consult a physician as to the specific cause and the specific treatment regimen indicated. ...Read more
No but: It is important to find out why you have high ast. It is usually an indication of liver cell injury. It may also be elevated due to lysis of red cells or injury to heart muscle etc. Please consult your doctor so that you do not delay treating a treatable disorder. Liver disease is not an issue for self diagnosis or treatment. ...Read more
Don't Rx a lab: Elevated liver enzymes are a warning of life-threatening disease that must be ruled out. If you're drinking a lot, it may be your warning to stop. You may be taking a medication that's wrong for you. You may have smoldering hepatitis B / C / hemochromatosis / Wilson's / autoimmune hepatitis and Rx will save your life. You may just need to exercise more. ...Read more
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