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What causes bone pain and elevated alkaline phosphatase in women?

Several conditions. You could have the condition called paget's disease, however they are some other diseases that could produce elevated alkaline phosphatase such as liver cirrhosis of obstruction of the biliary tract, some medications and some type of cancers.Proper testing is necessary for proper diagnosis. Read more...

Does elevated alkaline phosphatase cause bone pain?

No. Alkaline phosphatase is known as a "marker" of increased bone (or liver) metabolism. It is contained in bone (and liver) so it will be elevated when bone is being broken down or resorbed as in paget's disease or bone cancer. It doesn't cause bone pain per se, but whatever is causing the bone to break down in the first place (e.g. Paget's disease or bone cancer) is the cause of the pain. Read more...

What could cause abnormal levels of alkaline phosphatase?

Bone diseae/gallblad. Alkaline phosphotase is elevated in diseaes of gall bladder/liver or diseases of bones. Read more...