Hi. I m a 43 year old male alcoholic. My doctor has been working with me on this problem and the latest test results concerning my liver is AST 125 and ALT 220. My doctor, of course, said I need to stop the drinking. But he also said he didn t suspect any permanent liver damage yet but ordered and ultra-sound that I will schedule soon.My question: How high might the above levels get before permanent damage results? Thanks!
Hi, my husband went for his medical tests for insurance upgrade. Test results as follows: GGT, 181 AST, 29 ALT,94. The GGT and ALT is above the level. What can be the possible cause for this? How can he lower the levels? He doesn t have any medical problems.
I just recently received my lab work back and my AST & ALT levels are elevated for the first time. I have been on Cholesterol meds for 3 years. I don t smoke or drink. I don t have any other health issues. I m not having any problems. What can be causing the elevation? Is it serious?
for fanconi case in an ivf child, age 5yrs no sibling,no match from parents and extended family, is chord stem transplant is a better option or should wait for a match???child is on steroids and had 1 blood transfusion last week.which is a good place (hospital)in india for this.
Hello I am writing as I am very concerned about my fathers health, with in the last year he has undergone bladder cancer removal had a stoma fitted as part of the operation, he has been in and out of hospital for several blood transfusions, he has recently lost a lot of wait, had a loopagram which we have recently found out did not perform fuuly as it did not complete the loop, he is now after calling the GP out again in hospital, he went in witha kidney function of 12 and within 2 days this is already down to 10, he has had a brain scan and at last an MRI on his kidneys, there seems to be blockages to both kidneys, his creatinine level is 400, aparaently his left kidney has been blocked for some time alas we have not been told. They are intending to operate shortly on the right kidney which is also enlarged to try and remove the blockage. We are not being told what the blockage could be due to, we dont know why they seem reluctant to talk or operate on the left kidney, we are very concerned that this could be secondary cancer and he is not being told. He just seems to be in an out of hospital getting the immediate problem fixed then going back in again the next week which he is finding very distressing. Is there anything we can do to prevent the toing and froing in an out of hospital, if it is terminal are the doctors obliged to tell us, will the doctors know what caused the blockage when they operate, will that make any difference, will he need to have dialysis as his functionality is to low, what is his possible outcome so both he and us can deal with it, we really feel like we need the facts instead its another day we will see what that brings it has been going on to long, please can you help
My sister has multiple organ failure, including blood poisoning caused by stent fitted 4weeks ago due to tunour growth over her bile duct, lungs (just develope pnemonia), liver failure kidney failure She has jaundice A new stent has fitted days ago and we were told yesterday that the blood poisoning had worsened would a blood transfusion help Can her blood be cleansed of excess bile? She is been sedated for over 2days continously and has oxygen pushed down her wind pipe would be possible to wake her from sedation? She is 49years old and obese
Hi! Can Thin Basement membrane over time undiagnosed cause aniema? My son who is 14 was just diagnosed with it and became aneimic he had to have a blood transfusion. I did not know he was having urine in his blood. He didn't tell us because he said it didn't hurt. He has been thru every test imagineable. 2 Ultrasounds, MRI, Blood test, Urine Analysis all normal. This is such a bizzare disease. Any suggestions on diet or vitamins to help?
i was in renal and liver failure due large vol blood loss surgery 8 days before rec 2 abc transfusion all organs compromised and prescribed hydrocortisone 10 egg day but i have a 50-50 shot to survive this med is effect kidneys and liver red blood...
My brother was diagnosed with severe dengue in Philippines and has been in hospital for 10 days. He's had another blood transfusion recently (platelet and hemoglobin counts were low) and his fever keeps coming back (not too high), he cannot...
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