|Elevated ALT and high AST and Alkaline Phosphatase
Feb 24, 2002
I am 40 and generally healthy. However, I am a Hepatitis B carrier.
Recently I drank a spoiled soya milk and became ill. I was very weak but there was no vomit or diarrhea, only dizziness and stuffiness in my stomach. I had a dark (not black) stool once but doctor found trace of blood. My RBC and HCT were low and high RDW. But 2 weeks later, these tests to go back to normal. I have done 3 blood tests in 1 month.
However, at that time my ALT was at 71 but now it went up to 85. I also noticed that even they are within the range, my AST and Alkaline Phosphatase went up from 36 & 64 to 43 & 89 respectively.
My Ferritin is 32 and Glucos Plasma random is 7.4 which is also out of range. Ultra sound found my liver has some fat. Sometimes I feel some pinching in my liver area. But other than that I feel fine. What could have gone wrong? It seems to have all started from the time I drank that spoiled soy milk.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Those mildly elevated liver enzymes may be the result of HBV, another form of hepatitis, alchohol ingestion, medication interactions, or something in the milk.
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