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Enlarged Liver Enzyme Associated Disease Lymphoma
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
U/s shows "mildly, enlarged liver 17cm prob due to fibrofatty disease" all labs and liver enzymes normal.. How would this be interpreted?
9 yr old f enlarged liver, 6 liver enzymes hi, hi bilirubin, hep abc -, cmv-, mono-.1 mon later enzymes lower&hi cholest., now hi alp&triglycer. Help?
See Your Doctor: Symptoms like these are best determined by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Ultrasound showed enlarged liver and spleen. Ct results 6 days later showed my liver grew 3 cm. liver enzymes are normal. Need direction. Thanks?
How do you FEEL?: And why did you have the ultrasound done? Liver size varies from hour to hour depending on blood volume and whether you're digesting dinner versus running a marathon. Three percent of humankind have a palpable spleen for no obvious reason. Some folks have a low-slung liver that's easy to feel; others have a biggish or odd-shaped right lobe. Doubt this exploration will find anything worth treating. ...Read more
Can acute hepititis be a sign of liver disease even if liver enzyme levels go back to near-normal?
Depends on cause: Almost all people recover completely from hep a, about 80% recover fully from hep b, only about 20% recover fully from hep c. Other causes of hepatitis, such as cmv, mono are usually transient. Alcoholic hepatitis and non-alocholic steatohepatitis can lead to permanent damage, . ...Read more
Can acute hepatitis be a sign of permanent liver disease even if liver enzyme levels go back to almost normal?
My latest liver enzyme tests showed I have ALT 11 and AST 20. I have read that a 2:1 ratio of AST to ALT is indicative of liver disease and my numbers are pretty close to that. Can you tell me your thoughts on this? I am a 29 year old female who does drin
Alcohol>BreastCancer: An ALT of 11 and AST of 20 is normal. The ratio pertains to alcoholic liver disease with abnormally elevated levels and is not an indicator of liver disease by itself. A far more sensitive test is Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase(GGT). **There is an increased risk of breast cancer in women who drink, even lightly. The risk goes up 30% for each ounce of liquor, each 8oz beer or 5oz wine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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