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Does A High Bun Blood Test Mean Liver Damage
What do these high blood test numbers mean? Liver damage:
blood test: alp 126 u/l gamma GT 85 u/l plts 454 x10 3/ul
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
Does ginger and cinammon cause liver damage? I eat 1 teaspoon every day and i realized increase in liver enzeym in my last blood test
Not known to do this: I've never heard of ginger or cinnamon causing liver damage. Both of these are widely used and have many proven health benefits. If they caused liver damage someone would have probably noticed by now! this is likely a coincidence. However, Ibuprofen can increase liver enzymes! see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=72 & http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=6. ...Read more
I recently had some blood test done..creatinine came back as 1.6, BUN is 19, glucose on the high side.....all other measurements are witin the range except for anion gap. anion gap is 13, slightly above range. what does this all mean?
Hard to say: Without knowing your past medical history and past testing. But from what you mention your testing suggest some element of kidney dysfunction. It's not clear if it's chronic or acute. But you should reach out to your doctor if you have questions too. He/she will know you vest to be able to give you the most accurate description of what's going on. ...Read more
What does it mean if my blood test shows high ast, alt, vitm b12, calicum, bun/creati, neutrophils & sed rate. Low hct, hgb?
Insufficient info: All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. It would also help to know the actual values of the test results. ...Read more
Liver cell damage: Blood tests for enzymes that are principally made by the liver can show evidence for liver cell damage from infections or toxins. Some of these enzymes have other sources, such as muscle, so one must know about several such enzyme levels to conclude that they are high due to liver damage. Consult your doctor as to why your blood tests are abnormal. ...Read more
My cousin had a blood test his doctor said the liver part was high it was 54 what does this mean he doesn't know?
I have been suffering from Migraine for over a week now & have high temps (fever) Blood test said inflammation in liver. What does that mean?
What does GGT 64 mean? Male 32 82kg 180cm. Gp says blood test shows liver normal. Rarely drink & not on any medication. What else can cause high ggt?
May just be you: About one person in 1000 has an autosomal dominant trait that raises GGT without any other effect, often much higher than yours. Occasionally I have to write these folks letters to reassure their friends that they are not secretly drinking a lot of alcohol. ("you must be in deep denial.") stop worrying and if this causes you trouble from some bureaucrat, your personal physician can explain. ...Read more
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