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Elevated ALT. Fatty Liver? ALD?

Hello, my ALT was 65 after a visit to the doctor for heart palpitations. I was under a lot of stress at the time and had also just gotten over an upper respiratory infection after a few rounds of antibiotics. All other LFTs and CBC were normal. I have been a moderate drinker and sometimes binge drinker for about 4-5 years. The last part of 2013 was particularly rough on me. I have refrained from alcohol for 7 weeks and my ALT has dropped to 59. I was told to continue avoiding liver toxins and recheck in 3 months. I'm a bit of a hypochondriac. I was also experiencing some dizziness a few weeks ago, DR said he thought it was inner ear related. I've had some feelings on my right side and towards the center of my back, I wouldn't describe them as pain or discomfort, I just notice them. I thought maybe it was just in my head after reading about symptoms. Do you think this could be fatty liver, liver congestion, or ALD? I'm 27 and a smoker, otherwise healthy? Should I have an ultrasound?
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4670047 tn?1375734001
Might want to post in the cirrhosis forum.    Good luck!


http://www.medhelp.org/forums/Cirrhosis-of-the-Liver/show/1390


2059648 tn?1439770265
You have multiple concerns and questions.   You are very young to be having all these issues and concern.   Call your doctor and schedule a complete physical.   Only then will you know what connection there is between your symptoms and concerns.  

Best to you
979080 tn?1323437239
"I was told to continue avoiding liver toxins and recheck in 3 months"
Good idea !
I would ad a healthy diet and regular exercise to that.

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979080 tn?1323437239
BTW , did ever get tested for HCV ?

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