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What does this blood report indicate?

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Dr. Prashant


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Posted on Mon, 2 Nov 2015 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: My ALT and AST levels suddenly spiked. I suffered an ACUTE attack of indigestion and gas the day before the blood was drawn. Could this have something to do with it?

Went from ALT 46 in Dec of 2014 to 466 in Oct. 2015
AST from 27 in Dec 2014 to 288 in Oct. 2015
Answered by Dr. Prashant 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Altered LFT is mainly because of some insult to liver

Detailed Answer:

Altered enzymes that might be because of many reasons ,but sudden elevation we need to rule out some type of hepatitis ,so please get HbSAg and Anti HCV by elisa method and also get an ultrasound abdomen to check out fatty liver or any chronic liver disease.

But with this please repeat your AST ,ALT again to reconfirm the values.

Hope this information helps you
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