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... I don't think the doctor would purposely want to scare you by telling you the possibilities of what the high numbers could mean. An ultrasound will help identify what's going on....and go from there. ... (9 replies)
... feel weak and have a very diminished appetite and believe I have slightly swollen glands. I am 34 yrs old, male, and maybe 30lbs overweight. I don't drink but do have a history of tobacco use. Diet is nothing to write home about but not out of control. ... (2 replies)
... I'm glad to hear that my levels aren't high enough for a biopsy. I can handle a sonogram and a CT scan, but I'm claustrophobic and can't do an MRI without major sedation. ... (11 replies)

... Generally they start with a blood test to measure your liver enzymes (which they've already done) and if they notice abnormalities they start a process of tests which are increasingly obtrusive. The first of these is usually the sonogram, to check for inflamation, scarring, growths etc To get a clearer picture, they will usually progress to either a CT scan or MRI. ... (11 replies)
... said I need a liver sonogram. What other liver function tests are there, and what are some of the symptoms of liver problems? ... (11 replies)
... The AST and ALT are liver enzymes. They can give you an indication of liver damage, but there could be other areas of damage if they are raised as they are not always specific just to the liver organ. Are you experiencing any other symptoms of liver problems? Has your doctor given you a liver function test or diagnosis? MaC (11 replies)
... BUT this man states that he only has high enzymes but no actual Dx.you know as well as i do that high enzymes don't actually mean there is a definitive type of actual liver disease going on.there just high enzymes. ... (6 replies)
... and anything Ic an do to help, I'm here!! I think it helps to have someone who's "been there" and tell you what they've experienced. It's also nice to hear it's common, normal, and reversible. ... (24 replies)
... ving he would pick up steam again. He didn't, and he hasn't. Now, I sit here thinking, "I'm not going to get to go here, and if this happens, I won't be able to do that," etc. ... (14 replies)
... YOU ARE NOT to blame for HIS shortcomings!! Do not let him do that to you. You're a good person who gave birth to 3 children and right now is dealing with A LOT. ... (14 replies)
... If the liver enzymes are raised and AST is double ALT, usually this means liver damage secondary to alcohol use. ... (6 replies)
... ight I ended up at the hospital, so that's a plus. But I feel like not that strong of a wind could just push me right over. I'm trying, but with my anxiety being high and not under control...it's hard. ... (6 replies)
... Liver enzymes can be misleading. ... (17 replies)
... Strange this but here we are in 2012 and my liver result is coming back high still. ... (4 replies)
... lso check my bilirubin, well my liver enzimes went to 23 from 54, but my bilirubin was at 25. He told me not to worry but if I turned yellow to come and see him, mean while he is testing everything including cholesterol at the end of Feb. So was disappointede in the bilirubin at 25. ... (11 replies)
... sounds good, just push this doc to do the 'right things" for you if you have to. you DO have rights as a patient for "appropriate' care ya know? ... (3 replies)
... now what's going on". Patients often misinterpret this when a doctor is faced with an undifferentiated problem and is then setting up tests to try to figure out what is causing the problem. ... (5 replies)
... ad surgery 3 weeks ago for renal cell carcinoma. My liver functions test were fine before the surgery. While in the hospital they kept telling me that my liver enzymes were high. They had a hard time controling my pain so I was on a wide variety of meds. I was in the hospital 8 days. ... (2 replies)
... ery directly to brain cells. but his would be a more "clouded' thinking and change in mentation,but dizzyness could also be a possible symptom. but like i said,i do think you would be showing much more than 'just' vertigo or dizzyness if ammonia was the culprit. ... (16 replies)
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Oct 8, 2007
... sband is 54 went to his PCP for a routine check up to make sure everything is ok. Told the doctor that he wants everything that INS pays for checked. His liver enzymes came back high don't remember how high I think it was 62? ... (5 replies)


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