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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Is it common to have high liver enzymes (alt/ast) with untreated hyperthyroid? I've read conflicting info. Please help.

Is it common to have high liver enzymes (alt/ast) with untreated hyperthyroid? I've read conflicting info. Please help.

Not common.: This does not appear to have any consistent association with high alt/ast. Mainly this deals with low TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and high t4/t3 thyroid hormones. This condition does have an effect on the cells in your body, and causes weight loss and diarrhea, so the liver might be working harder than normal and so some enzymes like alt/ast might be high. See your dr. To be sure. ...Read more

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I seem to have an overactive thyroid and elevated liver enzymes, symptoms of graves and Crohn's issues- what can I do now?

I seem to have an overactive thyroid and elevated liver enzymes, symptoms of graves and Crohn's issues- what can I do now?

Get evaluated: You cannot diagnose graves' disease by symptoms alone. You need to see your doctors to have the graves' and crohn's disase confirm by labs/imaging and possibly tissue biopsy. ...Read more

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Can chewing tobacco cause an increase in liver enzyme production?

Can chewing tobacco cause an increase in liver enzyme production?

No: Look for a different cause. It would be shame to miss hemochromatosis, Wilson's, viral or immune hepatitis, or one of the other bad ones because somebody blamed it on chewing tobacco. ...Read more

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On methotrexate /weekly injections x 3months.In last week, waking up nightly very nauseated. Could increased liver enzymes cause nausea?

On methotrexate /weekly injections x 3months.In last week, waking up nightly very nauseated. Could increased liver enzymes cause nausea?

Maybe: Maybe, but these are not classic symptoms. Methotrexate can impact the stomach lining, and you can feel nauseated due to that. Also, sit down with your doctor and discuss this. Some other drugs you are taking might also be causing this. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline 200mg increase liver enzymes or cause them to be high(ast&alt) or is it unlikely?

Can doxycycline 200mg increase liver enzymes or cause them to be high(ast&alt) or is it unlikely?

Yes: Yes, Doxycycline can indeed raise live enzymes, as can many safe drugs. The question really is, how much are they elevated and how quickly do the come down after stopping it. It would also be nice to know what your liver enzymes were prior to being on the doxy, if the baseline is available. ...Read more

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Can tres orix forte syrup cause increase liver enzyme?

Can tres orix forte syrup cause increase liver enzyme?

Yes: The syrup is a proprietary blend of a Multi-Vit + Cyproheptadine. Cyproheptadine is a Histamine H1 Antagonist. Commonly used for Perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis and other allergic symptoms. There is a report of Hepatic: Cholestasis, hepatic failure, hepatitis, jaundice. Though the frequency of these adverse events is not defined. Consult your GP for further evaluation and workup. ...Read more

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My17mntj baby.wt9kg.she was fever with vomiting for 5dyd.liver increased a liver enzymes increas mosltly AST in7500.after.one mnth reports.norml.cause?

My17mntj baby.wt9kg.she was fever with vomiting for 5dyd.liver increased a liver enzymes increas mosltly AST in7500.after.one mnth reports.norml.cause?

High LFTs in baby: Could be hepatitis A, from vegetables contaminated with stool, or hepatitis B from shellfish or toxicity from medication especially tylenol (acetaminophen) ( or even as prescribed on the box may be too much for an infant). Also may have a underlying metabolic liver condition like slow aceytalator of NAT2( which makes tylenol (acetaminophen) more concerning) ,Gilbert's, G6PD . Follow with MD/GI ...Read more

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Is there a common cause of low liver enzymes?

Is there a common cause of low liver enzymes?

Usually OK: When we talk about liver enzymes, we are usually referring to transaminases (sgot/sgpt, ast/alt). The lower limit of normal is either zero or close to zero. Therefore having a low value of one of these is not an issue. Albumin and protein can be low in malnutrition or protein-losing kidney disease. And severe malnutrition will cause everything to be very low across the board. ...Read more

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What cause liver enzymes to be elevated in a child?

Many thigs can: Infections like prenatal viruses; e.g. Cytomegalovirus, rubella, hepatitis, etc.; inflammation or swelling of the liver, certain genetic and/or metabolic diseases , sometimes heart failure or prolonged jaundice, etc. It is important to see a liver specialist if your child has elevated liver enzymes and/or an enlarged liver (hepatomegaly). ...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


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more