Posted By dan on May 09, 1999 at 06:20:17
reduce your fat intake.Dont drink too much.Cut way down on the pills and swith to alieve or others.anything foriegn in the liver makes it work harder.if you take alot of pills thats bad.reducing your fat intake is a major part.if fat is the problem then get liver clensers at the vitamin store.i had a biopsy . it wont damage the liver but you dont need it,i wouldnt think.i have hep c. elevated enzymes is costant for me,higher than yours.even with this disease eating at my liver,it may take 40 years to develope damage.my virus is growing slow.some people get damage in only 5 years.anyway fat is a problem.check into that and you should be fine.stay on the doctors because they can be a pain.try different things and get tested often. see ya good luck.
Posted By Bonnie on May 17, 1999 at 20:22:06
I have had elevated liver enzymes for 2 years, but it was only the one, now all 3 are elevated. The readings are 55,70,72, I just got retested today and will get my resultes back tomorrow. I do not drink, smoke are consume alot of caffeine, so what can possibly be my problem? If they are still elevated tomorrow I will be sent to a specialist.
Posted By Lisa on June 28, 1999 at 15:36:48
I have had elevated liver enzymes (AST 68, ALT 105, GGT 175 and ALP 145) for over six months now. I have had a battery of bloodwork to rule out Hep A,B,C, autoimmune hepatitis, Wilsons, PBC, etc. Everything including a liver ultrasound has come back normal. I was finally sent for a liver biopsy which turned up nothing! There was no sign of inflammation or any other type of liver disease. I am a 30 year old female that doesn't smoke or drink and am not overweight. My specialist is stumped. We are going to continue to monitor my enzymes monthly for the next six months and then make a decision whether or not to do an ERCP to check the bile ducts. Anybody else have elevated liver enzymes with a normal liver biopsy?
By the way, the biopsy went really well and was virtually pain free. It was no where near as bad as I thought it would be.
10+ years elevated liver enzymes Lorenzo 8/23/1999
Re: 10+ years elevated liver enzymes Carol 8/27/1999
10+ years elevated liver enzymes jane 9/29/1999
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.