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Does high alkaline phosphatase indicate than I am growing?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: I doubt it

At age 38? I'd hope not -- you don't want to shop for new clothes.
Many folks spike their alk phos after eating, so often it means nothing. If it's real, and it's more than a wee bit above reference range, it may mean anything from pregnancy to space-occupying lesions of the liver to subtle paget's of the bone (very common), but it almost never worth working up by itself.

In brief: I doubt it

At age 38? I'd hope not -- you don't want to shop for new clothes.
Many folks spike their alk phos after eating, so often it means nothing. If it's real, and it's more than a wee bit above reference range, it may mean anything from pregnancy to space-occupying lesions of the liver to subtle paget's of the bone (very common), but it almost never worth working up by itself.
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