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I am non drinker , had books done & three on liver counts were

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I am non drinker , had books done & three on liver counts were above normal , I'm very worried
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloHaving liver enzymes above normal can be for a number of different reasons.I would be glad to review the actual lab sheet.In any case: generally if it was elevated liver enzymes, these are due to liver inflammation.This can be from, and tests can rule these outHepatitis, need B,C and A screens as indicated.Autoimmune hepatitis: need ANA Hemochromatosis: need iron studies and ferritin.Other toxins than alcohol.medication effectsFatty liver which is non -alcoholic, often found in obese people but anyone can have it. I would Ask your doctor to check all of these possibilities, and do an ultrasound of the liver. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
All of the above are blood tests, except for the ultrasound.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.