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Have raised alk phos, wbc and lymphocyte level. What does this mean?

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I have a raised alk phos and wbc/lymphocytes, what could this mean?
Posted Sat, 18 May 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 40 minutes later
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Thank you for writing to us.

A raised WBC normally means that your body might be fighting an infection

While a raised alkaline phosphate is not sufficient to make a diagnosis, this is normally raised in:
-Bone disease or disorder
-Liver abnormality
-Abnormality with the bile duct
-Normal in growing children

If along with your alkaline phosphate other parameters like aspartate aminotransferase--AST (SGOT) and alanine transaminase--ALT (SGPT) are elevated, it indicates a liver or bile duct condition. But if your AST and ALT are normal, then this is most probably due to a bone condition.

I hope you found my response helpful and informative. Do write back to me for any further clarifications, or you could rate my answers after closing this discussion.

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