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Gallstones And High Liver Enzymes
Gallstone, 31% EF, low total bilirubin, high anion gap, hx of elevated liver enzymes. Liver enzymes leveled out after taking hormones. Causes? Advice?
HF: You have complex issues. Why do you have HF and also the cause of liver disease? The AGMA is concerning and has to be worked up. Some of these conditions can be related. What hormones did you take? I have more questions than answers, more so because you have 2 organ dysfunction and a acid base disorder and they can be related. ...Read more
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
Depends: I do not know which liver functions are elevated. Sometimes gallstones can cause elevated liver tests. Stones in the bule duct can cause yellow jaundice. Sometimes the liver tests are elevated from fatty liver or medications or a viral illness & not related to gallstones. Your doctor needs to review the results with you. ...Read more
Within 12 months - high cholesterol, triglycerides normal, mildly elevated liver enzymes, and most recently an egfr of 59, and gallstones. What gives?
Liver enzymes: Hi christine! I hope you're feeling ok. Lots of things could explain the picture you're describing. You must be having some symptoms that prompted these tests. Please speak with your private physician to discuss these questions...This is a really hard online diagnosis to make.... ...Read more
No: These are unrelated. Speak with your physician about possible causes. ...Read more
Take propecia 1mg, methotrexate 25mg, arava (leflunomide) 20mg, enbrel weekly, B12 & folic acid. Which ones are most likely to cause high liver enzymes (ast&alt)?
Can mono cause high liver enzymes, itchy skin (no rash), gallbaldder thickening, pain in lower abdomen and upper lower back and anxiety? This sysptoms started 2 months postpartum.
Partly: See your doctor for work up to get the exact answer. ...Read more
Pot Belly: Not likely!Get a more detailed answer ›
Many causes: Usually some form of acute hepatitis or liver injury. Common causes are viruses, medications and fulminant hepatitis, a serious condition that can require liver transplant. ...Read more
Depends!: Elevated liver enzymes can be due to a number of different conditions. They can even be elevated temporarily for no reason, & fall to normal the next time it is checked. Are you on any meds? Do you feel bad? There isn't enough info to give you a decent answer. Give a little more history, and add any meds or other medical problems that you have in your health history and it will help us answer ...Read more
30, in good physical shape, exercise. High liver enzymes, 100/200, moderate drinker, but have been drinking a lot of carrot. Could vit a cause this?
Rare but possible: Here is a case report: http://onlinelibrary. Wiley. Com/doi/10.1002/eat.22015/abstract. ...Read more
ALT: ALT=alanine aminotransferase, previously known as SGPT is used as a marker of liver damage, but is present in low amounts in normal individuals. Sources other than liver also exist. Elevations above the normal range are found in some "innocent" cases depending on population studied, drugs that may be in use, etc. Occasionally, exercise can transiently increase levels, for example. ...Read more
Yes: With any infection, you can get dehydrated ; will have an inflammatory reaction. Dehydration can raise liver enzymes to a small extent. In addition, liver enzymes are involved in the inflammatory reaction so they will go up too. After the infection is resolved, the liver enzymes should go back down within a few days. If you are back to your "normal self" ; the enzymes are still high, see your dr. ...Read more
No -not directly:
Interesting question, and one I hadn't considered.
Elias, rm et al, from mayo clinic (http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/23251814) published on the syndrome of liver problems (which would cause elevated liver enzymes) in patients with "thyrotoxicosis" which means too much thyroid hormones circulating. Most patients had their thyroid either destroyed with i131 or removed with surgery.... ...Read more
Can aspartame cause elevated liver enzymes? 6 cans of diet Pepsi a day roughly any effect on liver? Thanks
YES- it is TOXIC:
Aspartame is a toxic chemical that I believe should never have been approved. It can cause liver inflammation & elevated enzymes- see http://bit. Ly/1iLpYSa
& http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/08/03/just-how-bad-is-aspartame. Aspx
Aspartame is linked to weight gain, increased risk of diabetes & heart disease etc.
Anyone who wants to enjoy good health should NEVER consume it! ...Read more
Per recent bloodwork my already elevated liver enzymes doubled in the last year. Could recently starting green coffee bean extract be the cause?
Maybe, among others: Lots of possible causss. That might be a factor. Check with doc if infectious, meds, toxic, immune, other causes need to be looked at. ...Read more
Can stress cause many spider vains in the inside of my eyes? I sleep ok but just woory a lot due to my high liver enzymes
Eye vessels: An increase in eye vessels can be related to any cause of irritation, most commonly dry eye, blepharitis, or allergies. See an eye doctor. ...Read more
Need more info: What are the actual results? How long have the levels been elevated? Do you drink alcohol, if yes, how much? What medications are you taking, including herbals and over the counter drugs? It would be prudent to discuss all this with the doctor who ordered the tests as all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context. ...Read more
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