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Increase in ALT value, mild pain near liver area. What should be done?

I had Jaundice with count of 43 in November last week and also during same time I had Chicken Pox . After a week the count went up to 55( ALT ) SGPT .This was in December start. On 8th Dec it came down to 27 ALT. Today on 24th Dec it is now 37 ALT. There is mild mild pain near liver area. What to do and is 27-37 increase in count normal ?
Asked On : Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
Hello, bhavesshenoy,
From your history, it sounds like your liver tests were abnormal
during the viral infection of chicken pox. It is not unusual to see the
elevated enzymes during a viral infection such as this.
You say that the enzyme levels were down in December. That shows
you are recovering from the illness. The recent ALT being 37 is still
within normal laboratory range. You are improving and I am sure
you will recover completely.
Just to be safe, I want you to make sure that they have done blood
tests for Hepatitis A,B and C.
Eat a good high protein diet and take supplemental Super B-Complex
Vitamin once a day along with 1000 mg. of Vit-C daily, that will help.
Wish you well.
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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