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Dr. Chip, Are you sure that fatty liver could be caused in
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Dr. Love, I just looked way back to 2010 and my AST and ALT
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Dr., I saw my oncologist. I was worrying about my ALT being
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Love only, I'm still worried about how my ALT has slowly
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Love ONLY, I'm getting my blood test Monday as you know. The
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Dr., I have more questions about the ALT. 1. Why would it go
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Dr., I was looking at my blood tests from last August,
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