|ALT 120, AST 52 others is normal in the Liver Function test,what dose it means?
Jan 1, 2007
My husbund is a Hep B carrier. Latest blood result show the ALT = 120 and AST=52 is consider high. What this test result means? Any medicine needed? how to control the ALT and AST. thanks.
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would obtain a liver biopsy to determine if there is disease. If so, then I would start a medication for HBV. Treatment will improve the inflammation in the liver and the liver function tests.
HV and Hep C Coinfection.
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