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Posted on Thu, 14 Aug 2014 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
Question: hi amongst my blood test results there were some high readings which are concerning me
AST on 3/7/13 was 32, 29 on 6/1/14, 19 on 7/3/14 & 69 on 7/7/14. My ALT was 29 on 3/7/13, 25 on 6/1/14, 17 on 7/3/14 & 41 on 7/7/14. Should I be worried?
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Brief Answer:
No,you shouldn't worry at all.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXX
Thanks for writing to HCM

No,you shouldn't worry at all.
Latest report suggests elevated AST.It is non specific finding and it is increased in many conditions.
ALT is specific for liver and it is within normal limit.

However it is important to know your clinical status and reason for investigations.
Please let me know your symptoms.

Get well soon.
Hope I have answered your question.
Further queries are most welcome.

Take Care
Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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Follow up: Dr. Indu Kumar 2 minutes later
No specific symptoms thanks
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Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Nothing is required.You are fine.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXX
Thanks for writing back

As you are asymptomatic then nothing is required.You are fine.

Hope I have answered your question.
Further queries are most welcome.

Take Care
Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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