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Is AST level of 83 a cause for concern?

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Posted on Tue, 20 Oct 2015 in General Health
Question: I have an ast level of 83. Should I be concerned? And what are the possible causes of this?
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Answered by Dr. Divakara 35 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No need to worry.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for posting your query.

It is a very mild elevation and there is no need to be worried about it.

Minor elevation in liver enzymes can be seen in viral infection, alcohol intake or due to certain medication.

If you have the habit of taking alcohol , abstain from it. If you are on any sort of medication , do let me know.

Repeat AST test after 6 weeks .

Hope this information was useful to you.
Any clarification feel free to ask.

Regards.
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