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38 weeks pregnant, have yellowish eyes and urine, LFT showed elevated levels. Is this normal during this stage of pregnancy?

Hi, I am seeking informtion regarding my wife, who is having 38 weeks pregnancy. doctor has suggested for LFT test, due to yellowish eyes. Now, in the LFT Report, ALT 47 ( 35.00), GGTP is 44 ( 35.00) and ALP is 362 (30-120) have increased. Doctor said that it is normal in this stage of pregnancy. But I am still confused about his opinion, since the color of eyes and urine are yellowish. What is your suggestion, if you can help us.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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Abnormal liver function tests during pregnancy should be diagnosed with comparison to the normal levels in pregnancy that are usually lower than in the non-pregnant state. Obstetric cholestasis is a condition where itching starts followed by abnormal LFT; in other cases of asymptomatic abnormal liver function tests reason should be asserted by a specialist. I suggest that you see a gastroenterologist and take advice as both the mother and the baby will be affected if jaundice develops. Take care.
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