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My Ast And Alt Are High What Cauces This
Liver issues: These are two liver enzymes. They are elevated in the blood when one has effects either from liver disease like hepatitis (viral) or with chemicals (chemical hepatitis). Alcohol would cause a chemical hepatitis as would certain ingested items like medications. There is a condition called auto-immune hepatitis that can cause this as well. There are many more causes of alterations of these two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly fatty liver: Triglycerides are very long chains of repeated fatty acid molecules, that are intermediary products of fat and carbohydrate metabolism. They function as building blocks for various parts of the cell. When they are elevated, it may be genetics, diet, fat intake, or overweight condition all at play. Alt & ast are liver enzymes. In this case, the most likely meaning is fatty liver. ...Read more
My fbs, cholesterol, ldl, and alt/sgpt are high, but my HDL and triglycerides are normal. What does this mean?
Concerns: Need to see a doctor. Elevated blood sugar, fasting, along with elelvated cholesterol are both risk factors for heart disease. Diabetes or pre-diabetes can often be associated with fatty liver, which can raise the liver function testes (alt/ast) even if the triglyceride level is normal. Important to get this addressed asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My blood test came back with my ast-253 alt-217 and alk phos-145.0 are these readings dangerously high? I have hep c and cirrhosis of the liver
These : These lab results are consistent with your condition, and indicate an advanced disease process. You need to be followed closely by your doctor. If you have abdominal pain, yellowing of the skin, vomiting blood, etc. Present to the er at once. Otherwise continue to follow up with your doctor and avoid alcohol, fatty foods, and foods with high salt content. Also avoid tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr says my glucose levels high and liver levels are slightly high what does this all mean and what will be done next?
Glucose : It could mean you have pre-diabetes or diabetes. There are many reasons why liver enzymes will be high but in someone with glucose elevation, fatty liver is also a possibility. I would work closely with your doctor to get the risk factors under control. Discuss all this with the doctor who ordered the tests for you. Good luck. ...Read more
Lupus patient- last round of tests show abnormally high bilirubin levels and abnormally low AST and ALT. What would cause this and what would it mean?
Obstructive jaundice: You may have a "blockage" of your liver ducts due to your Lupus or one of the medication you are taking! This needs further study ASAP A Rheumatologist should be consulted Good Luck Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Liver function tests: Alt and ast, prior noted as SGOT and sgpt, are part of a group of enzyme known as transaminases. They rise if something is inflaming the liver, such as a viral illness, mononucleosis, alcohol toxic effects, obesity or diabetes causing fatty infiltration in liver, adverse drug effects from a variety of medications... ...Read more
My monocytes and eosinophils high and my neutrophils low. What does this mean? Also why is my total protein and globulin high?
Need values: 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, it would have helped to have the actual values rather your interpretation of high and low. ...Read more
If i had auto immune hepatitis would my AST and ALT be more 35 and 28 and what about ast÷alt ratio all other numbers billirubin alk phos normal?
Hepatitis: Autoimmune hepatitis produces elevations in enzymes released from dying liver cells. Yours are normal. Anti-liver/kidney microsomal antibodies, anti-mitochondrial antibodies, anti-nuclear antibodies and anti-smooth muscle antibodies are present among other tests and sometimes liver biopsy is also done. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my monocytes and eosinophils high and my neutrophils low. also why is my total protein and globulin high?
Need for evaluation: 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, your test results suggest chronic inflammation, but it is not feasible to be specific without more history, physical examination, maybe imaging studies and additional tests. Cleveland clinic would be a good place to seek care. ...Read more
My total protein 8.7, bilirubin 2.7, ggt, alt, and ast all in normal range. i have a history of elevated bilirubin. what can this be?
I have been diagnosed with fatty liver. My triglycerides are thru the roof. My ALT and AST results vary from normal and abnormal. What can cause this?
High ALT/AST: These are liver enzymes that are elevated in various conditions such as viral hepatitis, drug toxicity, inherited conditions, and even cancer. You should see your doctor to find out the cause. However, the most common cause may be fatty liver: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/fatty-liver-75894941. ...Read more
Liver enzymes: Sometimes this can be due to gallbladder problems/stones. It is common in women 20s-40s, especially if they are overweight. There is also fatty liver disease where your liver fails to process the dietary fats efficiently, common with obesity. Medication can be a cause, especially those metabolized by the liver. Infection and other inflammatory causes are possible. Your doctor can tell you more. ...Read more
My sgpt level came to be 59. All other LFTs are normal and hepatitis tests are also negative. I have no symptom of any disease. Why sgpt is high?
Many things: Sad to say, doctors see mild elevations in theses liver function tests all the time, most of the time we never know why as when rechecked they normalize. But many things like recent alcohol exposure, trauma to the liver, supplements, medications(Tylenol (acetaminophen) in particular), excess body fat, and low grade viral infections all can cause rather asymptomatic liver test abnormalities. ...Read more
What could be causing this? Cobalamins high, glucose low, my WBC and average RBC are low, but erythrocyte are high.
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