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Went do dr. about a week ago because of swelling in my feet

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went do dr. about a week ago because of swelling in my feet and ankles and severely tired and a constant headache behind my eyes. blood work showed ALT of 159 and AST of 63. they are waiting 3 weeks to test again but I'm so much pain from my head pounding. also, I looked back at the same test 2 years ago and the alt was 70 so even higher now
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


There are many more things that need to be ruled out.

If your head is pounding you need to go to the ER

Heart faliure

thyroid disease

kidney disease

liver disease

All can cause this.

I would also want them to do a blood test to rule out pheochromacytoma.

Have this looked at now.

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