Alcoholic liver disease

What is Alcoholic liver disease?

Alcoholic liver disease is a term that encompasses the hepatic manifestations of alcohol overconsumption that includes fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, and chronic hepatitis with hepatic fibrosis or cirrhosis.

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Cholesterol meds raise liver enzymes / alcohol raise liver enzymes .. can a blood test differentiate between the two as to the cause...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
There are indirect indications

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

There is no easy way to directly test for alcohol or drug related liver damage...

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Are people of certain blood groups more prone to particular diseases?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes researches have shown such associations

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Hi Irenekeating,
Thanks for writing in to us.

I have read through your...

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Is your AST/ALT ratio relevant if the numbers are well within normal levels? For instance an ALT of 10 and an AST of 20. I drank a lot in my 20s...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Do the serum GGT level along with AST/ALT

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to HCM
This is Dr Amit. Let me help you in this case
Your ALT(...

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