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ive recently had my bloods done they have highlighted my LFT

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ive recently had my bloods done they have highlighted my LFT results are not normal. i ve had my LFt sample taken again, but didnt fast, will this matter, and what could be the cause for my results not to be normal. im scared. i hardly drink,please help
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello from JA

I am Dr. Thomas, double board certified doctor, and I will help you with this and any follow up questions.

No fasting is not necessary.

Abnormal usually means inflammation.
Often this is due to obesity or fatty liver.

It can be due to alcohol.

More rarely chronic hepatitis, which can be
iron overload
or viral.

Please let me know if you have further questions.
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