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Can Aspirin Increase My Liver Enzymes The Way Alcohol Does
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
No: Aspirin is not toxic to the liver the way alcohol is. By contrast, the active ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) is highly toxic to the liver in large doses. People who drink alcohol excessively are at increased risk of liver damage if they take excessive doses of tylenol or other drugs that contain acetaminophen. healthtap. ...Read more
Halt the injury: Liver enzyme elevation results from destruction of liver cells. Alcohol is a toxin that can severely damage the liver and stopping alcohol use will certainly reduce liver damage. A typical baby Aspirin should not have much impact on a previously healthy liver, but alcohol will. ...Read more
What's a good way to check if my liver enzymes are elevated from aspirin and not from alcohol use?
Alcohol: Aspirin is not likely to raise liver enzymes, if your enzymes are elevated and you drink, these two are related. ...Read more
Can high liver enzymes lead to pancreatic cancer? Can't take aspirin for headaches, take fiorcet, has acetaminophen take 6 times a day!
No: If you want to know the level of alcohol, then your doctor have to order blood alcohol level specifically. The liver enzyme test will not tell you alcohol level. However, alcohol certainly will affect your liver function. If you have been drinking a lot for many years, alcohol can lead into liver cirrhosis and risk for liver failure and liver cancer. ...Read more
I quit alcohol and strted smoking weed one of my liver enzymes has risen a bit since while the other almost returned to normal should I be worried?
Abstain & repeat lab: Elevated liver enzymes simply means inflammation of the liver and is reflected by elevated liver function tests (AST and ALT) - it can be the result of many things - the most common in the US is from alcohol, but fatty liver, viral hepatitis (hepatitis b and hepatitis c), autoimmune hepatitis, and drug induced hepatitis can also cause this. Stay off alcohol and watch your diet, avoid tylenol (acetaminophen) ...Read more
I'm 5 months clean of all illegal drugs and alcohol, the med I'm on to help me stay clean is causing high liver enzymes what else is there to help me?
What med?: I'm not sure what medication you're referring to, to help you stay clean. Seroquel (quetiapine) is an antipsychotic but doesn't interrupt drug or alcohol craving. If there's something else you haven't mentioned, please share this when re-asking your question and we can try again. Depending on how severely you drank and used drugs, your liver enzymes could still be elevated from that. ...Read more
My liver enzyme is triple the account. Is that considered bad? What future health consequences will it bring? I don't smoke and don't drink alcohol.
Repeat in 2-4 weeks: An isolated mild elevation of liver enzymes, I assume transaminases you are referring to, may have no relevance. Common culprits are drugs, prescribed or OTC, supplements and alcohol. Comorbidities, such as diabetes, hypothyroidism or obesity may also cause a mild increase in liver enzymes. Would recommend repeating your liver enzymes in few weeks in trying to understand if there is any dynamics. ...Read more
I have elavated liver enzyme do to alcohol, stoped drinking but still have anxiety issues real nervous person. Is it ok to inject "bejoyecta" its b12?
Can neutropenia elevate liver enzymes? On August NEUT: 13, on December 54.7 % and ALT: 63 ->183 ->70 U/L. I don't drink alcohol neither I use meds.
Liver enzymes tested high ast72/alt144. Cut out alcohol and retesting in a month. What can I do/eat/herbs to help? Would one drink make a difference?
Liver Is In Trouble: You may see significant improvement with time and abstinence. Milk thistle is an herb that is used world wide for this problem. Yes, even one drink can prolong healing when or if your liver is still inflamed. It must heal fully before retesting anything toxic to it. ...Read more
If you drink a moderate amount of alcohol (3) the day before bloodworm will you be likely to show results that are high liver enzymes?
Alcohol and liver: Yes you may. There is one liver enzyme in particular that is quite sensitive to alcohol, the ggtp. The 2 major other enzymes, the ast and the alt, are less sensitive to brief alcohol intake, but understand that 3 drinks is considered to be above normal. If you were taking in 3 drinks daily for a few days preceding the test, the results might well be elevated. ...Read more
What are the dangers of alcohol if at one time my liver enzymes were at 700+ and 500+, but are now normal both being under 45? Platelets also normal
Which enzymes?: Certain liver enzymes GGTP are more sensitive predictors- it seems that you havenormalized; however, I am not sure what you are referring to: consult your private physician. ...Read more
Elevated LFT's: Many things other than alcohol can cause elevated LFT's. Many viruses can cause infection - just do alphabet soup and you have Hepatitis A, B, C... Also EBV (the virus that causes mono) can do it as well as others. "sweets" usually don't cause problems unless you are considerable overweight in which case a Fatty liver can lead to elevated LFT's ...Read more
My boyfriend has an elevated liver enzyme count related to alcohol. His levels were at about 120 for both. What level does cirrhosis occur.
Forgive me: Let me be frank. Your boyfriend is drinking heavily enough to put his health at grave danger. His liver may or may not go bad and it takes a long time. But other aspects of his life will go bad from alcohol. I guarantee it. If he cares about you, he will stop now. If he continues, recognize he is not the right guy for you. Be brave and best wishes. ...Read more
Can you point me towards research or textbook material that shows that drinking alcohol before taking a liver enzymes test will elevate the enzymes?
The following link will provide more information than you may need.
http://pubs. Niaaa. Nih. Gov/publications/AA72/AA72.htm ...Read more
I had elevated liver enzymes. Stopped drinking and they went down. Will I ever be able to drink alcohol again?
Yea!: Just do not binge, and drink small amounts a day! ...Read more
I have elevated liver enzymes from alcohol abuse non I just drink non alcoholic and smoke a bit of pot after 2 mnths 1 lowered other went up why?
Numbers & Types: Liver enzymes are typically found within the cell and spill out when the liver is damaged. The actual number is typically not as important unless the increase was significant. The type of enzyme usually is. (AST/ALT) Alcohol will raise liver enzymes in the short term, but eventually return to normal if you stop consuming. Which one is still elevated? ...Read more
What else can cause elevated liver enzymes beside hep. Chronic alcohol use, chirrosis. No meds taken.?
Took 500mg of tylenol at 1pm Rarely take tylenol or drink alcohol but want to drink a few drinks at 7pm Liver enzymes normal 2 days ago. Will it be ok?
Women are more susceptible to the toxic effects of Tylenol and alcohol. Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good, ever, so stay away from it.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
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