|Elevated liver enzyme AST/ALT
Jul 8, 2006
My AST/ALT are higher than normal range, all Hepatitis panel negative except B core ab which to me has always been positive indicating past exposure or immunity. No drug, no sex, no alcohol involvement. Fatty liver? No weight problem. What could I look for except biopsy of liver?
Response from Dr. McGovern
You may want to see a hepatologist to see if you have had a complete evaluation for other causes of liver disease such as hemochromatosis, autoimmune liver disease, etc. On the other hand these blood tests may just be a little out of range and do not represent any disease. Other causes of mild elevations can include medications.
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