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Dr. Love ONLY, So you helped me a lot last evening--with my
Dr. Love ONLY,So you helped me a lot last evening--with my worries about the 9 point increase in ALT.I guess I just keep worrying that this is only the beginning of early liver mets. Onetime when I wa… read more
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Dr Love, I'm really worried about liver mets. I know they
Dr Love,I'm really worried about liver mets. I know they might not raise the ALT and AST at all---but I wonder if a certain increase were cancer, if it would have increased so slowly over a 4 year per… read more
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Dr. Love ONLY, So I went to the hospital yesterday and had
Dr. Love ONLY,So I went to the hospital yesterday and had them check my blood. I was so worried about my Alk Phos. It was a tiny bit down at 57--but since I am comparing it to Labcorp's numbers, I'm n… read more
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Dr. Love, 1. You were right, my stool is better today. Only
Dr. Love,1. You were right, my stool is better today. Only it might be a bit less than an inch in diameter. I know in my 40's they used to be bigger--but for the last few years I think they've been li… read more
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Dr. Chip, I think we may have talked about this before.
Dr. Chip,I think we may have talked about this before. Although we usually have talked about my increased ALT and AST.Six months before my cancer diagnosis, I had a migraine with stroke-like symptoms … read more
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Dr., Six months before my cancer diagnosis I went to the
Dr. David, Six months before my cancer diagnosis I went to the emergency room with a migraine that had stroke-like symptoms. They didn't point it out to me then, but now I notice that my ALP was 201. … read more
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Dr. Chip, I can't rest until I find a reason for the 201 alk
Dr. Chip,I can't rest until I find a reason for the 201 alk phos. I know at one time you said you'd had patients have it raised only from one night of drinking. But now I think you are backing down fr… read more
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If a person was sedentary and tending toward fatty liver
If a person was sedentary and tending toward fatty liver disease, could going on vacation for 4 weeks and gaining 10 lbs. by eating really sugary bad stuff make the fatty liver worse and make it clini… read more
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Dr., Can the stuff they inject for pet scans and bone scans
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Dr. Love, I am still worrying about the 201 Alk Phos in May
Dr. Love,I am still worrying about the 201 Alk Phos in May 2013, 7 months before my breast cancer diagnosis. It did go down to 91 just before I started chemo, but maybe that was a fluke.I don't have g… read more
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Dr. Chip: 2 things: I am still worried about my alk phos
Dr. Chip:2 things: I am still worried about my alk phos being over 200 in May 2013--before my breast cancer was diagnosed. The hospital is really good it couldn't have been lab error. I wasn't drinkin… read more
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Dr. Chip, I may have asked you this before. My ALT has been
Dr. Chip,I may have asked you this before. My ALT has been going up over the past two years: 23, 25,27,28,27,34,37---and the highest is supposed to be 32.I have NO symptoms of metabolic syndrome other… read more
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Dr. Love, You were right--I am getting better. Thank you.
Dr. Love,You were right--I am getting better. Thank you.Question: when I went to the emergeny room on Saturday for the aura/stroke thing, my blood count showed that my AST had dropped from 36 to 30. Y… read more
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Dr. Love, Yet another query. I know that liver mets can
Dr. Love,Yet another query. I know that liver mets can happen with NO increase in enzymes. But I've heard that when they DO start to go up, the the ALT and AST do it really fast and go quite high. Is … read more
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Dr. Chip, Remember how I told you that my oncologist told me
Dr. Chip,Remember how I told you that my oncologist told me I didn't have liver mets because the ALP wasn't raised.Well I read a blog about someone's mother who had mets and only had the AST and ALT r… read more
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Dr., I saw my oncologist. I was worrying about my ALT being
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Dr. Phil, I hope you can take a moment to look at this
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Love only, I went and had a blood test at the emergency
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