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I have an AST of 143 and a alt of 190. All other labs are within

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I have an AST of 143 and a alt of 190. All other labs are within normal.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
this would indicate inflammation of the liver cells.
You need further testing.
This should include:
Hepatitis C and B screens.
ANA to rule out autoimmune disease.
Iron studies and ferritin to rule out hemochromatosis.
Possibly an ultrasound of the liver.
Such reactions can happen from any toxic exposure as well.
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