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what type of hepatitis does my boyfriend have?
Jan 30, 2005

what type of he of hepatitis does my boy friend have ,he says it general hepatits what is that? here is the test results bilirubin,total 2.1H out of range MG/DL ref range o.2-1.5 bilirubin,direct o.9H out of range MG/DL ref.range 0.0-0.3 bilirubin,indirect 1.2 in range MG/DL ref range0.0-1.5 alkaline phophatase 316H U/L ref range 20-125 AST 121H out of range U/Lref range2-50 ALT 522H U/L ref range 2-60 albumin/globulin ratio 1.5 in range range [calc] ref 0.8-2.0 globulin 3.1 in range G/DL ref 2.2-4.2 albumin4.5 out of range G/DL REF 3.7-5.1

Response from Dr. McGovern

These numbers are significant. However, I cannot tell what kind of hepatitis he has from them. Because his bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase are elevated also, he may not have a viral hepatitis, but a different kind of non-infectious hepatitis.

Dr. McGovern



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