Itching, Red Rash and Elevated Liver Enzymes (ALT/GPT)
I have had itching and rashes on different parts of my body during this same period, mostly on my upper body, hands and sides (below the armpits on the ribcage), ocassionally on my inner thighs, buttocks and ankles as well. The rash on the hands is red and sometimes slightly burning. The rash and itch seem to worsen at night. I was diagnosed and successfully treated for scabies one year ago.
I have also had fluctuating liver enzymes for the past 13 months, my most recent ALT (GPT) is at 132!!! (Normal is 10-37). . I currently have a slightly low lymphocyte count [19.4% (normal is 22%-43%)].
None of my doctors (PCP, Dermatologist, Allergist) have been able to figure out what i have...ultrasound showed all internal organs to be normal, hepatitis and HIV tests came back negatve, yet the constantly elevated liver enzymes and slightly low lymphocyte count, together with the rash and itching, have me concered.
I have a very simular problem, my liver enzymes have been high now for about 3 years and 2 different doctors can not figure out why. i have had a ultrasound done, hepatitis tests, HIV test, and even a biopsy done more then once. Everything comes back as "normal". If anyone can help me out, please let me know.
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