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If the liver pathology is due to the alcohol then this may take little long time to come around, over all prognosis is depends upon the damage done to liver parenchymal cell and the regeneration process enzyme level, clinical condition if these are within the normal limit then...
AST - 54 (only result out of normal range - high)
ALT - 23
GGT - 17
Bilirubin, Direct - 0.26
Albumin - 4.7
Phosphorous - 3.7
How serious is it that my ALT and AST are high..and what should i do and what does it mean..is this indication that I have scarring in some form..?
How can i bring down the levels..
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As in our earlier discussion, AST and ALT may be moderately elevated in cases of liver scarring or even remain normal in some patients. Scarring is...
Ultrasound is needed to exclude cirrhosis.
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I have gone through your reports in detail.
Increased ALT and GGT indicates liver injury.
Increase in ALT may be due to many reasons like hepatitis,alcohol intake,altered lipid profile...
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Your AST and ALT levels are significantly raised.
This indicates your liver cells are damaged.
Your AST is more than ALT.
A ratio of more than 2 usually indicates alcoholic hepatitis.
You need to quit drinking.
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Well, everything is normal beside negligibly elevated AST and sligthly elevated ALT. HDL is not considered to be abnormal in these values.
AST and ALT are so called liver markers and may indicate certain liver and biliary disease.Its elevation...