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What does my liver function test result indicate?

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Posted on Thu, 28 May 2015
Question: I just had a liver function test done results were 77AST U/L ALT U/L55 how danergous is this?
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Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu (26 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Don't worry, they are slightly elevated,,

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thank you using HCM.
With regards to your liver tests don't worry they are slightly elevated and there is no dangerous for the moment.
the causes of liver tests elevated are:
-fatty liver
-alcohol use
- hepatitis B,C
Try to loose weight and avoid alcohol use.
wishing you all the best
Dr.Klerida
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Neel Kudchadkar
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Follow up: Dr. Klerida Shehu (10 minutes later)
Could this be from taking the pain medication Norco's from the Tylenol in them? I don't drink. I am about 15 pounds overweight. What causes a fatty liver?
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Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu (23 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, it may be related with pain killer medication use

Detailed Answer:
Hi back
Thank you providing more of your medical data.
yes, your elevate liver transaminases may be related with pain killer use like Tylenol.
With regards to fatty liver it may be related with:
-obesity
-high cholesterol
Please try to avoid pain killer medication use.
wishing you all the best
Dr.klerida

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Neel Kudchadkar
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Brief Answer: Don't worry, they are slightly elevated,, Detailed Answer: Hi Thank you using HCM. With regards to your liver tests don't worry they are slightly elevated and there is no dangerous for the moment. the causes of liver tests elevated are: -fatty liver -alcohol use - hepatitis B,C Try to loose weight and avoid alcohol use. wishing you all the best Dr.Klerida