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Done liver enzyme test, drink a lot

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Direct bibi 0.3. Ast shot 93. Alt sgtt 142. Drinking a lot
Posted Sun, 22 Jul 2012 in Liver and Gall Bladder
 
 
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 1 hour later
Hello and thanks for the query.
Liver enzymes allow doctors to learn about the health of your liver. There are thousands of these enzymes in the liver and blood stream, but two of them -- known as aminotransferases AST and ALT -- are especially useful for determining liver disease.
Because these enzymes are found in liver cells (hepatocytes) which have lots of contact with your blood supply, AST and ALT can "leak" into the blood if the hepatocytes are damaged. Blood tests can determine the level of these enzymes in your blood and doctors can use this information to form a diagnosis. Abnormally high levels of both liver enzymes show that liver cells have been damaged.
Since you are drinking a lot,the obvious reason for your high liver enzymes is alcohol.
The combination of diabetes and alcoholism is very detrimental to health
Please quit drinking and control your diabetes.
Consult a doctor and get yourself evaluated thoroughly.

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