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What Does High Protein In Liver Mean
Not good...: Your transaminitis (elevated liver enzymes) indicates, albeit non-specifically, a sick liver. Whether this is transient (related to medication, alcohol ingestion, a passed gallstone, etc.), or is indeed of concern (e.g. Hepatitis of any cause, fatty liver secondary to diabetes, etc.) you deserve evaluation or at least a lab recheck to assess trends or resolution. No Tylenol (acetaminophen) or alcohol please 4now. ...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
D-dimer level. 76 High. INR test 1.1 High. Total Protein 8.6 HIGH. Diffuse fatty infiltration liver. What could this mean?
Need more info: Diffuse fatty infiltration can have many causes, common ones being fatty liver due to alcohol and fatty liver associated with obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. It would require more information to settle the issue. However, if you are even slightly overweight, reduce you weight through diet and exercise, not easy, but essential. ...Read more
What specific nutrients are beneficial to liver diseases patients and why? Should they consume low/high protein diets?
50%protein 40%carbs 10% fat. (3300cal)clean no junk. I workout 6 days per week 3 high intensity cardio. Will this cause problems to liver nd kidney.
I was told my liver is not properly breaking down carbs or proteins what does this mean and what type of diet should I go on?
Hepatitis is suspect: Hepatitis b or c is an infectious and inflammatory disease that can cause protein in urine while causing elevated liver enzymes. Other conditions like lupus are to be considered. Also, 2 things could happen together like diabetes that causes protein in urine and obesity that causes liver enzyme increase. ...Read more
How much/little protein should a person eat if they have high liver enzymes? I don't drink it's from old meds. Trying to lower them fast
Had a biopsy which determined cirrhosis does this procedure itself injure a liver further; my protein and bilirubin went high for the very 1st time?
No but: It is important to find out why you have high ast. It is usually an indication of liver cell injury. It may also be elevated due to lysis of red cells or injury to heart muscle etc. Please consult your doctor so that you do not delay treating a treatable disorder. Liver disease is not an issue for self diagnosis or treatment. ...Read more
Consider a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet, such as the Atkins diet. What effects does this diet have on the liver?
Work.: The liver is a truly amazing organ. That we can abuse it with all the bad things we do and it keeps chugging along is remarkable. A healthy liver can handle the high fat&protein atkins diet is proof. But what happens after you quit the diet? Most of my patients have gained all plus some after the diet. Best "diet" for weight loss is weight watchers, followed by continued calorie restriction& exercise! ...Read more
What caused liver enzyme sgot n sgpt went high? I don't drink. I only take supplements n protein for weight training purpose. Can u help me on this?
Need a workup: Most often nowadays, if you're taking no medications or alcohol, the first entity to consider is non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which is largely genetic and for which physical fitness is a key to management. You may need to be checked for hepatitis B and C, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. Supplements may not be what's on the label. Good luck with the workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fatty liver and bad gallbladder. Protein is 8.4 bilirubin was 2.0 also may have strep throat. What could this be. Why would protein be high?
Blood protein low 5.8; lymphs high 47% rel/3.8 abs. Fasting glucose 95; non is only 77. Past high liver #s now normal. Rbc ok, stools neg for infect. Eating plenty. Persistent bloody stool. Causes?
Not a drinker. My UltraSnd says Mild enlarged & fatty liver. I'v High biliru- 2.1 (Dir-0.5, InD-1.6).SGPT/SGOT- just high. ALP - OK, Proteins - OK. Lipid Profile - OK. PanC - OK. ESR -8, CBC- Normal, Blood Sug - Ok, Kidney -OK. No Hep B/C. Is it Serious?
What does this mean? Us on ruq results were increased echotexture in liver mildly enlarged 19.6cm, esr31, alt56, ast23, protein 8.5. Abdomen pain
Fatty liver: One in 3 americans have non-alcoholic fatty liver from metabolic syndrome features such as high cholesterol, fat around the belly, diabetes/prediabetes, high blood pressure. You can also get fatty liver from excessive alcohol use. In both situations fatty liver is reversible with intervention such as 10% weightloss and alcohol abstinence respectively. ...Read more
Can you help? Is 6.5, fasting glucose is 100, chloride is 96, lymphs is 3.2, liver ALT is 52, protein level is 2+ mean I am diabetic?
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, if your fasting blood glucose is 100 you are not likely to be diabetic. 2+ protein needs to be investigated. Please consult the doctor who ordered these tests as a person is much more than lab results. ...Read more
Healthy young female. Two blood tests (normal check-up). Liver test showed elevated total protein and globulin. Other parameters absolutely normal. Why?
I had blood work done on day three of having the flu. Liver enzyme function and c reactive protein came back elevated. Could this be the cause?
11.37 wbc, diff was normal, ESR 31, protein 8.5, trace hemo in urine, rbc&wbc/hpf normal, us showed mildly enlarged liver 19.6cm with increased echotexture suggestive of fatty infiltrate what all this mean?
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