Why is my alkaline phosphatase high? 32 weeks pregnant

Normal in pregnancy. The majority of the time, the alkaline phosphatase will be reported as elevated if checked during pregnancy, although in most cases there is no disease at the time. It is well known that the placenta produces this enzyme.

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Alkaline phosphatase level is 360 of a pregnant women while she is going through 35 weeks. Creatinine level is 0.71. Is ap level okay for her?

Yes. The placenta produces a great deal of alkaline phosphatase. You can read reference ranges that will put a top somewhat lower. I've often seen higher levels just from pregnancy. A non-fasting alk phos may also be high just from eating, varies with blood type, and generally an elevated alk phos isn't worrisome if the person seems otherwise well. I would not be concerned. Read more...

Is alp test value of alkaline phosphatase 239 is safe in pregnancy of last stage?

It is normal. The large placenta produces a lot of alkaline phosphatase. I'm surprised you weren't told that. Hoping your labor, delivery and what follows goes well, and that you'll be an effective and fulfilled mother. Read more...

Does high alkaline phosphatase indicate than I am growing?

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. Read more...