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While testing for clues to fatigue and night sweats, 2 tests showed high ammonia levels 91 & 44 . Hepatitis test neg. Why isnt body disposing ammonia?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Not a reliable test

Blood ammonia is rarely of much use.
Unless you have a failing liver, there is no good reason to do this test. So if your liver functions like the bilirubin level are normal, you can ignore the ammonia levels.

In brief: Not a reliable test

Blood ammonia is rarely of much use.
Unless you have a failing liver, there is no good reason to do this test. So if your liver functions like the bilirubin level are normal, you can ignore the ammonia levels.
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