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Alkaline Phosphate Blood Test
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Alkaline Phosphate Blood Test

I have had an increased alkaline phosphate count for the last two years.  I'm looking for an answer as to what may be causing it.  I'm 30 years old and my count is 167 with a Liver SGOT result of 16. Recently I tested positive for Rhumeatoid Arthritis (nodules only,wonder if it could be related to growth of the nodules.) I have also been Diabetic for the last 6 years - gestational induced and on the pump 8 months. I know I have a "fatty liver" as well. Any thoughts/opinions you may have on what may be causing it will be appreciated.   Also, is this something that should be causing me a high level of concern?
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Dear Beth,
the elevated alkaline phosphatase can indicate either a liver or a bone problem.  In liver conditions, one usually sees a concurrent elevation of the GGT.  Ask your doctor to order the GGT as thie value will direct subsequent testing.

If your problem is in the liver, there are several possible explanations.  Fatty liver, associated with diabetes mellitus, can cause asymptomatic elevation of the liver tests.  Obstruction of the bile ducts must also be considered.  The best first step is an ultrasound of liver, gall bladder, bile ducts and pancreas.  This test will often provide information regarding diagnosis
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I  would like to know what is "Mangioma" and frakoi finding is not homogenic {in the liver from the right}?
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I was recently diagnosed with PBC, Stage II.
I would like to know what each stages symptoms are and how many years most PBCers live before a liver transplant is to be considered.
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In reference to red blood cell sizes what conditions does an elevated MCV and MCH indicate.  What do the abbreviations MCH and MCV mean?  What numbers indicated an elevation?
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Hello;

I have elevated alkaline phosphatase levels also. I
have had a follow up blood test, and it showed that it
is bone related. What would/could this indicate?

Thank You;
Ava
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The Doctor at the Hospital tells me I have a high Alkaline Phos and SST (SGOT) Also am very Anemic. What can cuse this problem?
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I ALSO HAVE ELEVATED AKALINE PHOSPHATE DURING BLOOD EXAMINATION
METABOLIC PANEL,HAVE ACHES AND PAIN IN BONES, AND JOINTS.
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Over the past few months my 12 year old daughter has had several episodes of severe abdominal pain and vomiting.  The pain is mid, upper abdominal.  She associates the episodes with eating fatty foods.  She had an abdominal ultrasound done that appears to be negaive (per office staff, will meet with Dr in two days).  I'm concerned though because her alkaline phosphatase level is high (185), also GGT and platelet count are high---I just glanced at the labwork so don't have everything---the alk phos and GGT were the most noteworthy elevations.  Any ideas??
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My alk phosphatase level is a very high 266, my SGOT is 38 which is also elevated.  I'm anemic.  I've had gastric bypass.  Could this be the reason my ALK level is really up there?
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I recently had a test on GGT it was 14 the normal ranged is 15-73 what does this mean for me?
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My grandaughter (3 yrs old) has had 3 tests showing a very high level of alkaline phosphate - what does this mean , what is the cause and how is it treated
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My son has had a blood test result high alkaline phosphate.what does this mean,12yrs old
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My husband took our 11 yr old son to E.R. this morning w/ severe abdominal pain, and nausea.  Thought he might have appendicitis.  It turned out not to be that.  Dr.'s told my husband that he probably passed a kidney stone.  They did blood and urine analyis....but it is greek to me.  Some numbers were off, I will list them and perhaps someone can tell me what the test is and what results could mean.  It was advised to get another urine in 1-2 weeks and blookwork in 3 months. They also found blood in the urine. Im a bit concerned...and would like some clarity on what this tests are and mean.  A better generalization.  Thanks.
CL - 108    ref. 90-107
ALKP -385   ref. 50-136    SEEMS REALLY HIGH/WAY OUT OF RANGE
TOTAL BILI-1.4 ref. 0-1.0
MPB-6.7    ref. 6.9-9.1     SEEMED A TAD LOW

URINE:
Cloudy
U Protein Semiq- 30 H
UMICRO:
RBD,URINE- TOO MANY TO COUNT ref-0-1/HPF
BACTERIA- 1+    

Any imput would be appreciated.
Thanks,
Chris = ***@****
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My 1 1/2 year old grandson has an alkaline phosphate blood level of 2221 his lymph is 71, AST 47, K+ 5.1, SEG 21, Cret .4 . He did have a low iron count and was on iron for the last year but the iron level was ok in this test.  The doctor is baffeled.  Can you  give us a clue.  Thank you.
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MY ALK PHOS WAS OVER 700. EVERYBODY SEEMS TO INDICATE THAT 200 IS REALLY HIGH. THIS REALLY SCARES ME.
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I am 24 year old male.

I have a back pain for last two years now. I went to doctor and they did blood test. My alkaline phosphate is high, its 460 U/l

I am having a contineous back pain problem, Is this because of this alkaline phosphate?

I am very much worried, I am a non alcohalic. Is it still possible that I can have liver problem????

What should I do to have some relief from my back pain or to reduce the level of alkaline Phosphate??

And Why this alkaline phosphate level is high in blood test?

I will really appreciate if you could answers the above questions.

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I am interested in knowing if this problem can be due to a blood clot at a previous time?  My father has just discovered he has a high level of alkaline phosphate.
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My daughter has been diagnosed with Familial mediterranean fever. She has a positive rhuematoid factor. In addition to her usual symptoms of fever,joint,stomach,and chest pain,she is now having severe muscle spasms. She has been on colchicine for 6 months. She is 8 and 65 pounds. Recently, we had her blood work done and her phosphate was high. She also has had two urine tests in th past two months the first had protein and the second was fine. Could you please tell me why her phosphate would be high? I would appreciate any information you have . Thank-you.
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I am a 40 year old female, my bloodwork just came back with elevated Alk Phos of 900 does anyone know what this is.......
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I would really like to know about high levels of alkaline phosphate too...mine is bone related but the doctors are just monitoring my levels. I would like to have an answer as to what could be wrong with me.
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What does a 138 ALK leven indicate?  My AST is 44/ my ALT is 58 - 62 female - no problems other than edema in left foot.  Thanks!
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I am a 62 year old female - my ALK test is 138; my AST is 44; my ALT is 58 - what could this indicate?
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