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If my ast is 21 and my alt is 14, is that a problem?

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If my ast is 21 and my alt is 14, is that a problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

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What are your other lab values?

Why was the testing done?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Last year I had very low iron (82) and was feeling off/agitated/irritable, probably due to a hysterectomy (my ovaries are in tact). I was given 2 iron infusions. This year I had a comprehensive test performed to see where I stand metabolically. Now it seems my Iron count is 302. I am experiencing agitation and hypersensitivity. My goal is to find out what my body needs in order to improve my nutrition or whatever else, so as to avoid the moodiness r agitation. Here are my tests for your review.Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for that additional information.

No. That is not a problem. Both your AST and ALT are in the normal range.

I hope you feel better soon.

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