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If my AST level is 133 and my ALT level is 190, do I have

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If my AST level is 133 and my ALT level is 190, do I have Cirrhosis?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Internist replied 8 years ago.

Thank you for your question.

There can be many different causes or elevations of your liver function tests such as those you describe. You'd need to have a fairly extensive workoup by your doctor which would include tests for hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, autoimmune liver disease other infectious liver disease and also metabolic diseases. You may well have cirrhosis but that would have to be correlated with your clinical history and if you have been a heavy drinker for a long period of time. Also patients with cirrhosis will often have other manifestations of liver disease. The bot***** *****ne is that you need to be tested to have a proper diagnosis.

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