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Should I be concerned?
Jun 17, 2007

I just had blood work done. My AST is 161, my ALT is 259 and my B12 is 1142. Thanks.

Lisa M.

Response from Dr. McGovern

You have "hepatitis" which simply means that your liver function tests are elevated, but I don't know why. You should have prompt follow-up of these tests to see what direction they are going and to have testing for hepatitis viruses and other causes of liver disease.

Hepatitis C Type 2b

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