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Normal Level For Liver Enzymes

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liver enzymes going from high to normal

hello doctor and thanks for your time like always. my liver enzymes were high alt160 and ast80. the doctor send me back to the lab a week latter for more liver test, this time i went in the morning fasting, and also stop drinking coffe and eating...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...to an increase in your liver enzyme levels. Unfortunately we'll never know, but the good thing is that everything is back to normal. So it's not your HIV meds or some other ongoing medical problem. I agree that just retesting in 3 months is... Read more »

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...Laboratory analysis of his blood samples showed that levels of liver enzymes in the blood were many, many times above the normal range seen at the lab, as follows: AP (alkaline phosphatase) -- 1,838 international units (IU); normal range... Read more »
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Raltegravir in Hepatitis Co-Infection

...clinical trials in which raltegravir was tested in a relatively small proportion of co-infected people. They found that higher-than-normal levels of liver enzymes in the blood were more common in co-infected people than in people with HIV... Read more »
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Liver Biopsy

...liver is damaged. Liver function tests (see Fact Sheet 671 ) are not a reliable way to measure liver damage. Some people with normal liver enzyme levels may still have liver damage. Persistently elevated liver enzyme levels are a sign of liver... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...inside of cells and produce energy by breaking down sugars and fat. At the same time, lactic acid is made as a waste product. Normally, the body breaks down lactic acid and gets rid of it. In mitochondrial toxicity, the mitochondria are... Read more »
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