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Labs show elevated liver enzymes, cholesterol. Treatment advise?

today i recieved my lab result all was normal except my liver enzyme alt 33 n 50 alt 72 n 50 GGT 70 n 50 cholesterol 284 n 200 TG 130 HDl 45 ldl 212 normal up to 200 my liver enzyem alwayes up and down it reaches up to 100 and drop to 3os i never done any thing for it to become lower the problem i heared statin well inc liver enz so what shall i do for my high cholesterol do i have critical liver problem please kindly advise
Asked On : Wed, 9 Jan 2013
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Monitoring of LFTs has become common practice during treatment with statins even though there is little evidence to support systematic hepatotoxicity due to statin therapy.

You should reconsider repeating the tests again if the liver enzymes elevated more than 3 times of the normal limits.

But considering the above mentioned values in your query doesnt signify any serious liver damage.

One thing for sure is avoid as much as possible the intake of alcohol and fatty foods.

Answered: Mon, 29 Jul 2013
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