|Abnormal Elevated ALT
Jun 18, 2006
31 Jan 06: tests performed : Serum Creatinine , ALT , Blood Glucose ,PT , PTT , Hemoblogin level . These tests were performed in order to make an operation . All Tests were in normal ranges EXCEPT ALT : 118 ( ref range is 0 - 40 according to my laboratory ) .
15 April 06 : all previous tests were redone , aditionally : AST . Billrubin Total and Direct , GGT , Serum Glucose random .
All tests were also in normal ranges , EXCEPT both AST and ALT : ALT : 86 AST : 38 ( ref range here is 0-37)
Operation were made on 17 April 06 .operation was treating Variocleles through Microscope . i am 21 old guy .
11 June 06 : tests performed : AST ; ALT ; HBs Antigen ; "HBc Antibody,IgM(r DNA )" ; HCV Antibody-IgG 3rd gen. all above virus B and C tests results were reported NEGATIVE . AST : 35 ( i.e. back to normal range ) . ALT : 86 ( same as previous result ) .
and i am really wondering whats going on with me .
Please Note that i never drank alcohol in my whole life, and i dont smoke . i also dont take any medications .
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I would consider testing you for other causes of liver disease (eg hemochromatosis) and I would get an opinion from a hepatologist as to whether you should have a liver biopsy. If you are overweight, this could be fatty liver.
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