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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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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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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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High liver enzymes and hepatitis! what are effects?

High liver enzymes and hepatitis! what are effects?

Depends. check w/MD: Hepatitis means liver inflammation-lots of causes, including several viruses, parasites, drugs, toxins, alcohol, immunologic, pregnancy associated changes, etc.May have symptoms, e.g. Nausea, poor appetite, weight loss, abnormal physical, e.g. Jaundice, abdominal fluid, altered mental status, etc. Some are self limited; others can lead to chronic disease, cirrhosis, liver failure. Check with md. ...Read more

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Does high liver enzymes lead to passing gas more often?

Does high liver enzymes lead to passing gas more often?

Depends: High liver enzymes are always a concern. They indicate a inflammatory process occurring which can be viral infection, chemical irritation ie alcohol / meds, or immune reaction. The liver will try and protect itself with fatty deposition with can lead to NALFD. The increase flatulence can indicate a food intolerance or allergy. A extreme food allergy such as celiac/gluten sensitivity can cause ...Read more

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Hi I am male 48 u have high liver enzymes high igg and positive Ana twice igg 2126 a month after 2161?

Hi I am male 48 u have high liver enzymes high igg and positive Ana twice igg 2126 a month after 2161?

See below: All laboratory 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. Having said that, the incomplete results you provided suggest auto-immune liver disease and you should consult a gastroenterologist or liver specialist. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if my anxiety meds give me high liver enzymes is there a vitamin to fight that effect?

D/W provider: If you are suffering adverse effects from anxiolytic medications - it is best to address this directly with the prescribing provider. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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