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What Does A Blood Test Mean When Your Liver Comes Back Low
Liver cell damage: Blood tests for enzymes that are principally made by the liver can show evidence for liver cell damage from infections or toxins. Some of these enzymes have other sources, such as muscle, so one must know about several such enzyme levels to conclude that they are high due to liver damage. Consult your doctor as to why your blood tests are abnormal. ...Read more
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
I have just had a blood test and it came back saying my kidneys and liver are on borderline what can this mean please help?
Not enough info: Provide the specific test results and you can get a specific answer. ...Read more
Low enzymes on liver from blood test what does that mean?Doctor wants to do ultra sound and tissue sample on liver.Just wodering what it could be?
Need more info : "low enzymes" on liver doesn't mean anything. Please provide more detail in your question. The "liver panel" typically includes values reflecting liver function and damage. 7 values total. I would need the values for a better answer. An ultrasound may show "fatty liver" or cirrhosis or other structural abnormalities. ...Read more
I've had a blood test and it states my gamma gtp score is 52 iu/l. Does this mean my liver is damaged?!
No: An isolated elevation of GGT in the absence of any clinical symptoms, physical exam findings, or other laboratory derangements has little significance. An isolated elevation may, however, be caused by drinking large quantities of alcohol or taking phenytoin or barbiturates, which is unlikely in a wise pregnant woman. You should confirm this with your obstetrician. ...Read more
Incomplete info: If you provide the actual report, it may be feasible to advice. I am not aware of any test for ptotein in liver. ...Read more
I've recently had blood test where liver abnormalitys have come back, I have to have a scan Wednesday but all day my liver has been rumbling???
Flatulance?: It sounds like gas. May benefit from gas aborbants or antiflatulance medications. Contact to your doctor. ...Read more
Can: If the liver isn't actually inflamed, the liver enzymes (which indicate acute liver injury, not "function") will be normal. Trust your radiologist to diagnose marked fatty liver accurately, and seek an underlying cause (smoldering hepatitis c and the metabolic syndrome are both life-threateners.). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 18. I got my blood test results. My gyncologist said I have elevated liver enymez.. What does that mean?
Depends: Do you drink alcohol? Are you on any medications, prescribed or otherwise? Were you tested for hepatitis? Your doctor would in the best position to explain as s/he knows your history. See this site for general information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/elevated-liver-enzymes/basics/definition/sym-20050830. ...Read more
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