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Elevated Muscle Enzymes In Children
In 2-year-old boys, : elevated liver enzymes alanine & aspartame transaminases signal the need to check a muscle enzyme, creatine kinase, while evaluating for hepatic disease. If all 3 enzyme levels are elevated, molecular genetic studies may reveal a diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Becker Muscular Dystrophy even before clinical onset of progressive muscle weakness is obvious. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
No: They are not related to kidney stones. ...Read more
Not unless: The liver is affected.Get a more detailed answer ›
Below: Serum creatine kinase (CK) levels were recorded in 100 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). CK concentrations were elevated in 43% of the patients, with a mean level of 240 U/liter and a range of 59-1,327 U/liter (male normal less than 95 U/liter, female normal less than 59 U/liter). All patients with elevated CK had muscle weakness. Seven patients were initially misdiagnosed as hav ...Read more
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
Liver enzymes elevated AST 50 ALT 78 bilirubin 1.2 us showed very little fat in liver. Could this be thyroid problems? They keep fluctuating.
Very little fat?: You shouldn't have fat in your liver, period. This isn't thyroid disease; everybody's levels fluctuate. If you drink alcohol, you need to stop for a few weeks and get rechecked -- this could be your wake-up call. You'll need hepatitis b and c, medication effect, hemochromatosis, autoimmune hepatitis and wilson's ruled out. If you do have non-alcoholic fatty liver, aerobic fitness is a key. ...Read more
Can fatty liver cause elevated bilirubin? Alt 100 AST 40 bili 1.4. Gallbladder removed 1 wk low function can this cause elevations in both no stones.
Elevated bilirubin: Your total bilirubin is at 1.4, which is mildly above the normal range. You might have a condition known as gilbert's syndrome, which is a benign condition. Rarely you would see mild elevation of total bilirubin with fatty liver infiltration, unless you are at the advance stage (liver cirrhosis). Suggest to repeat lfts in 3 months. ...Read more
Can fasting lead to elevated liver enzymes? Can a crash diet (reducing calories suddenly and drastically) cause elevated liver enzymes?
Yes: I appreciate your strength in crash dieting, but plans for permanent lifestyle change are even more helpful. The fatty liver seen in nutritional deficiency is well-known and this may be why your liver enzymes spiked. Or they may have been high all along from obesity or from some other cause worth finding. ...Read more
If one is D3 deficient in presence of mildly elevated calcium less than 10.4, can D3 reduce blood calcium values? What other nutrients can help?
Vitamin D: A calcium of 10.4 or around that is a higher level. If one supplements with D3, or cholecalciferol, this can actually elevate your calcium levels. There are multiple players within this axis including, the parathyroid hormone, calcium , phosphorous, albumin and Vitamin D. Please see your doctor where you can have a full work-up and avoid supplements until doing so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this important in the clinical pic of upper ab pain and fatty stools?
High Immature Granulocytes (3)
Blood test results: Upper abdominal pain and fatty stools may be due to gall bladder disease. High neutrophils and monocytes, low lymphocytes and high immature granulocytes may not mean that much in the context of your symptoms, but may be consistent with an infection. You should ask your doctor for more guidance. ...Read more
Elevated antistreptolisin, but c-reactive protein and reumatoid factor are normal. Also have pain in chunk in jaw joints, inflammation in tonsils. ?
Streptococcus infect: You need to see a physician get tested for strep and treated if that is the case. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress cause an steady elevation in wbc's over 6 weeks from 10.5 to 11.2, particularly elevated lymphocytes# from 3.9 to 4.2? High plts, low mcv.
These counts are fin: It is hard to get concerned with slight variations in your WBC counts from one week to the other. You should not be so worried that you create probelms when you do not actually have one. I would not do anything further as all your counts as written here look healthy to me. Do not recheck them unless there is a reason to check them...Otherwise you will create more stress and then , a vicoius cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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