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Can I have a normal liver enzyme (e.G., alt) level and still have chronic hepatitis c?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Oh yes

Some patients with chronic hep c may have normal liver enzymes, or normal enzymes intermittently.
Liver function tests (lfts) are not the marker of the disease, or success of treatment; viral load is. Inflammation, scarring is more closely related to viral load and immune response to it.

In brief: Oh yes

Some patients with chronic hep c may have normal liver enzymes, or normal enzymes intermittently.
Liver function tests (lfts) are not the marker of the disease, or success of treatment; viral load is. Inflammation, scarring is more closely related to viral load and immune response to it.
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Dr. Tim Neavin
Surgery - Plastics

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