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After a routine liver test ,due to my low vitamin d ,it showed a level of 40.I have just been retested after 6 weeks and it has just jumped to 255.I have just started taking questran for chronic diarrhoea I have since my gall bladder was removed and was wondering if this could cause the jump up or maybe a virus? I am due to have more blood tests and a scan on my liver.Thanks jenny
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Doctor: DR.EHTISHAM, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Can you please explain what is this 225 ? Is it AL,AST or alkaline phosphatase ?

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Doctor: DR.EHTISHAM, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Thanks for the information

No questran can not cause a rise in liver function test like ALT. You will need to have further tests to confirm what is the reason for this. This should include an ultrasound abdomen, viral serology for hepatitis B and C, ferritin level, copper and ceruloplasmin. If you do take alcohol this needs to be stopped as well. But the rise in ALT is not due to questran. Some time there is a fatty liver which leads to a rise in ALT. So in my view you need further tests to confirm the cause of raised ALT

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