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My AST and ALT are high what cauces this?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Liver issues
These are two liver enzymes.
They are elevated in the blood when one has effects either from liver disease like hepatitis (viral) or with chemicals (chemical hepatitis). Alcohol would cause a chemical hepatitis as would certain ingested items like medications. There is a condition called auto-immune hepatitis that can cause this as well. There are many more causes of alterations of these two.

In brief: Liver issues
These are two liver enzymes.
They are elevated in the blood when one has effects either from liver disease like hepatitis (viral) or with chemicals (chemical hepatitis). Alcohol would cause a chemical hepatitis as would certain ingested items like medications. There is a condition called auto-immune hepatitis that can cause this as well. There are many more causes of alterations of these two.
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Liver inflammation
Many things cause these levels to be high.
.Alcohol, drugs/medications, infections, cancers, autoimmune diseases, and even just plain obesity can cause this.. Have it checked out..

In brief: Liver inflammation
Many things cause these levels to be high.
.Alcohol, drugs/medications, infections, cancers, autoimmune diseases, and even just plain obesity can cause this.. Have it checked out..
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