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My ast level was 130 and my alt was 102 does this mean that

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my ast level was 130 and my alt was 102 does this mean that i have cirosis
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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AST and ALT levels by themselves cannot predict cirrhosis certainly.

They just show you have some degree of liver disease.

Cirrhosis is only sen in a liver scan --fibroscan or a CT or MRI scan.

Hence, that should be the next step a liver scan.

AST and ALT levels in your case are considered mild elevation.

They can be elevated due to the fatty liver if you are overweight or diabetic.

Chronic hepatitis C or B can also cause this sometimes.

Hence, they should be checked as well.

Usually a healthy diet, exercise, and losing weight will help a lot in normalizing the liver tests over time.

Please eat lots of raw fruits and vegetables, especially dark green leafy vegetables and orange, yellow, purple and red colored fruits and vegetables. They have natural antiseptic and anticancer properties. Tomatoes, Beetroots and broccolis are very good for liver and also offer protection against cancer.

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