What causes a high liver enzyme?

Inflammation. Of the liver....Or poor blood flow.
Many things. Alcohol, viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, cmv, ebv, leptosprosis, biliary obstruction, right sided heart failure, wilson disease, some drugs, and more.

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What cause high liver enzyme activity?

Many. Liver enzymes are from the inside of the cells in the liver, and theur presence in excess indicates too many liver cells are dying, dimping their contents into the blood. Several causes: too much tylenol, (acetaminophen) alcohol, ibuprofen, and many prescription drugs. Gall stones lodged in the tract from the liver to the intestine, a tumor in that tract or the liver itself, an infection like hepatitis or mono. Read more...
Many. There are hundreds of cause. First, if you were drinking alcohol before your lab this could be an issue. Or if you tend to drink regularly or are an alcoholic. Too much tylenol (acetaminophen) can cause is as well. Fatty liver deposition is another common cause especially in those who are over weight. Hepatitis a, b, c as well. Any malignancies that might be primary or might have spread to the liver.... Read more...

What causes high muscle and liver enzymes in a 2 year old?

In 2-year-old boys, . elevated liver enzymes alanine & aspartame transaminases signal the need to check a muscle enzyme, creatine kinase, while evaluating for hepatic disease. If all 3 enzyme levels are elevated, molecular genetic studies may reveal a diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Becker Muscular Dystrophy even before clinical onset of progressive muscle weakness is obvious. . Read more...

What would cause a high level of liver enzymes in early pregnancy?

ICP. If you have only liver enzyme elevation and the rest of your blood work and exam is ok, you may have intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancym which would resolve after delivery. Gallbladder us and elevated GGT confirm the diagnosis. The combination with the low platelets and elevated blood pressure, or hellp syndrome, is a complication of the severe preeclampsia which needed emergent hospitalisat. Read more...

Unknown cause for high liver enzyme. What tests must be done?

Need evaluation . Before choosing lab tests, it would be prudent to take a detailed history, and conduct physical examination. It would be prudent to leave the choice of tests to your doctor. Read more...

Could high liver enzyme cause nausea?

See your doctor. It can cause nausea. Depends on the cause of the liver enzymes elevation. If you are having nausea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain, you should go see your doctor or go to er. Read more...

Can diabetes cause your liver enzyme to be elevated?

Not usually. There is a relationship with diabetes, elevated blood fats, and obesity.Fat can cause elevated liver tests.There also are many other causes of elevated liver tests.Your doctor can sort this out. Read more...
Yes. 1. Poor control causes abnormal lipid/cholesterol pattern 2. Diabetes associated with genetic abnormalities in cholesterol combination increase risk of fatty liver, hepatitis, even liver failure must treat diabetes and cholesterol agresssively and it can all be prevented. Read more...