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What does a high alkaline phosphatase level mean if pregnant?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Normal

The placenta produces it.

In brief: Normal

The placenta produces it.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Usually nothing

Alkaline phosphatase is commonly elevated during pregnancy.
It is not a sign of a problem, if this is the only elevated liver enzyme. It should return to normal after delivery, and does not need investigation.

In brief: Usually nothing

Alkaline phosphatase is commonly elevated during pregnancy.
It is not a sign of a problem, if this is the only elevated liver enzyme. It should return to normal after delivery, and does not need investigation.
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Dr. Stephen Sudler
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