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Have elevated AST/ALT levels. Have ascites and cysts on liver. Liver disease?

I have had elevated AST / ALT levels (twice the high end of normal), low Alk. Phosphate , low sodium. Ultrasound clear, so was MRI, but trace amounts of ascites and two cysts found on liver. Tested for Hep. A, B, C, all clear. I do not have celiac but I think I have food intolerances to high fiber foods and have bad flatulence when I eat those things. Otherwise, pretty asymptomatic. What could be the problem? I hope I am not in the beginning stages of liver disease.
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to Healthcare magic.Thank you for the query.
Well, ascites indicates some significant liver disease and you should try to find the exact cause which can be some autoimmune disorder, congenital liver disease ,certain infections or metabolic diseases. YOu should do liver biopsy to rule this out.
Wish you good health. Regards
Answered: Wed, 17 Jul 2013
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