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In my liver function test A.L.T (S.G.P.T) is 140 IU/L And A.S.T (SGOT) is 66 Normal range is 40. What does it mean am 19 and patient of pancreatiti?

In my liver function test A.L.T (S.G.P.T) is 140 IU/L And A.S.T  (SGOT)  is 66 Normal range is 40. What does it mean am 19 and patient of  pancreatiti?

Hepatitis: By definition is inflammation of the liver. Elevated AST and ALT are markers of inflammation and can be caused by many different things like: medications, alcohol, infections (hepatitis A, B, C), underlying liver disease, gall bladder disease, and can be associated with autoimmune diseases and even pancreatitis. Understanding the cause of you pancreatitis will likely explain your hepatitis. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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


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How can we know or check if my chronic pancreatitis condition is getting cured or worse. liver+CBP+sugar test r normal.eating creon+ursoidal,tramodol?

How can we know or check if my chronic pancreatitis condition is getting cured or worse. liver+CBP+sugar test r normal.eating creon+ursoidal,tramodol?

Serum Lipase: May be helpful as well as other inflammatory markers. Ultrasound of the pancreas may show some structural changes or cysts. You need to confer with your doctor. ...Read more

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My friend is applying for a new health insurance, but they want to exclude the pangrias and the liver from coverage. He had pancreatitis one time.

My friend is applying for a new health insurance, but they want to exclude the pangrias and the liver from coverage. He had pancreatitis one time.

Different insurance: I would suggest applying to a different insurance company. First, there are many disease that may occur particularly from the liver and to exclude it could be quite problematic. Second, that's illegal to exclude pre-existing conditions according to current healthcare law. Your friend could also wait until next week and see if the new health exchanges give a better offer (don't know until you try). ...Read more

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Would high liver enzymes appear in blood if u have pancreatitis?

Would high liver enzymes appear in blood if u have pancreatitis?

Sometimes mild: The diagnosis of pancreatitis is supported by an elevation of the serum amylase and lipase levels. You can also see a mild elevation in liver function tests, but not always. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone die from pancreatitis with early stage liver failure?

Is it possible for someone die from pancreatitis with early stage liver failure?

Yes: The pancreatitis can create an additonal stress on the liver leading to further damage. With both organs then working poorly the body becomes susceptible to infection. This scenario can be difficult to predict and the best indication for recory are what happens in the first couple of weeks of the illness. ...Read more

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Pain near my liver and hunger pains that never go away food takes forever to digest. Does that sound like pancreatitis?

Pain near my liver and hunger pains that never go away food takes forever to digest. Does that sound like pancreatitis?

Need evaluation: If it is pancreatitis is chronic and low grade or you would be very sick. I'm not sure what you mean by it takes a long time for your food to digest. Are you bloated or constipated? Do you have heartburn ? If you have constant pain it means something is wrong and you should have an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can it make sense for someone to have pancreatitis and be on the waiting list for a liver transplant?

Can it make sense for someone to have pancreatitis and be on the waiting list for a liver transplant?

Pancreatitis ; liver: Yes, you can definitely develop pancreatitis while suffering from end stage liver disease. It is dangerous to have these conditions together, especially if the pancreatitis is severe or the degree of liver failure is significant. Liver transplant is usually the ultimate treatment but cannot be performed during an episode of acute pancreatitis until it has begun to resolve. ...Read more

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Fatty liver biopsy is it normal for doctors to do a liver biopsy for fatty liver, it was found when checking for pancreatitis?

Fatty liver biopsy is it normal for doctors to do a liver biopsy for fatty liver, it was found when checking for pancreatitis?

Biopsy gold standard: In response to an earlier question i raised the issue of alcohol and overweight since these are the commonest issues in fatty liver. Please consult the following site for details on fatty liver. Biopsy is needed to confirm the diagnosis especially in a difficult circumstance. http://www.webmd.com/hepatitis/fatty-liver-disease. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver, dm2, hyperlipidemia with history of pancreatitis but don't drink?Is fatty liver common in dm2?What do I do about my fatty liver?

I have fatty liver, dm2, hyperlipidemia with history of pancreatitis but don't drink?Is fatty liver common in dm2?What do I do about my fatty liver?

Sugar Fat Conversion: Body ability to store sugar low & sugar used, in small amts, before fats. Sugar (ie. All carbs) in food (beyond low ongoing needs) quickly converted by liver into fat & if liver unable to export fat fast enough; fatty liver results. Thus eliminate all carbs, including fruit, so liver has to convert fat back to sugar & ketones (quite healthy). Study dietdoctor, taubes, lustig, attia, fatheadmovie. ...Read more

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Had random bout of pancreatitis, then dr saw borderline fatty liver on ultrasound. I'm 29, competitive athlete, barely drink. What could explain this?

Had random bout of pancreatitis, then dr saw borderline fatty liver on ultrasound. I'm 29, competitive athlete, barely drink. What could explain this?

Many things: Sounds like nonalcoholic fatty liver. Many causes of this, but basically for some reason your body doesn't break down fats properly. Usually this is not harmful, but in some it can lead to inflammation of the liver. You should be seeing your doc on a regular basis if yoiu are having symotoms. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Tso Chen
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Liver Function (Definition)

The liver is "life". The liver not only creates essential proteins and energy resources, but it also "detoxifies" the body through creation of elements like bilirubin while additionally breaking down a vast variety of chemicals (medications, toxins, etc.). The medical industry tests the "function" of the liver via a "liver function panel". This test looks at liver ...Read more


Dr. Ralph Layman
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Pancreatitis (Definition)

Pancreatitis is an inflammation or infection of the pancreas, causing abnormal secretions or leakage of the digestive enzymes ...Read more