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Elevated liver enzyme levels, fatty deposits on liver, change in bowel pattern. Causes?

I have high liver enzyme levels (since June) ultrasound showed fatty deposits on liver and have seen a change in bowel movements over the past year. I have a referral out to an gastroenterologist but it takes time here to get in. I m just wondering what the causes could be? As well as what I should be advocating for at my appointment
Asked On : Sat, 15 Dec 2012
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Thank you for the query.

Elevated liver enzymes are usually caused by alcohol abuse, medicines intake, liver viral infections, liver tumors, bile ducts diseases like obstruction, pancreas diseases. Fatty liver usually does not cause elevated liver enzymes as long as there is no cirrhosis. To have it diagnosed you should have full blood work, GGTP level, bilirubin level, amylase and lipase level, HBV and HCV antibodies levels. In some cases abdominal CT might be necessary.

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Answered: Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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