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How do I lower liver enzyme count?

A: It is a well known fact that the liver refers to a very important organ in the human body, as there are several vital functions that are performed by it. First of all, it filters the harmful substances that are present the digestive system and prevents them from entering the bloodstream. It also ensures that the flow of urine remains normal, from the time it is produced, till it leaves the body. Another important function that is performed by the liver that is very important is that it stores all the important vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that are present within a person’s body. Hence it is safe to assume that a person’s overall health can be affected adversely, in case the liver does not...


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What causes high liver enzymes?

A: You can read about all the possibilities here. I don''t think hepatitis is his main problem. He needs to deal with the alcoholism. I''m not trying to scare you but I came down with hepatitis in 1980. Ever since then when I have a liver panel done it always shows high enzymes. That''s not to say your friend has hepatitis. That is something best for a doctor to look into. @Marina is right. He has to tackle his drinking problem. Don''t let the fact that the liver is the only internal organ that can rebuild itself make you think you don''t have to take care of it. Nothing makes you feel sicker than a liver ailment. Believe me, I know. He knows he has to deal with his alcohol problem. Im just...


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What Does Elevated liver enzymes Mean?

A: Elevated liver enzymes mean that some liver cells are damaged or inflamed. These cells leak certain chemicals in higher quantities than normal. Elevated liver enzymes are usually only temporary, though, and generally don''t indicate a serious liver condition. Elevated liver enzymes indicate inflammation or damage to cells in the liver. Inflamed or injured liver cells may leak higher than normal amounts of certain chemicals, including liver enzymes, into the bloodstream, resulting in elevated

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What Does Elevated liver enzymes Mean?

A: Elevated liver enzymes mean that some liver cells are damaged or inflamed. These cells leak certain chemicals in higher quantities than normal. Elevated liver enzymes are usually only temporary, though, and generally don''t indicate a serious liver condition. Elevated liver enzymes indicate inflammation or damage to cells in the liver. Inflamed or injured liver cells may leak higher than normal amounts of certain chemicals, including liver enzymes, into the bloodstream, resulting in elevated

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What Does It Mean When You Have High liver enzymes?

A: High liver enzymes is an indication of an inflammation or cell damage of the liver. Most of the time these enzymes are only temporarily elevated and cause no long lasting liver damage. High liver enzymes may mean that you consume too much alcohol. High enzymes are also discovered in people with hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver, bile duct disease, diabetes, obesity, and gall stones. They can also be found in those who take certain drugs that treat arthritis and high cholesterol. Since it can be serious, it''s important to seek medical evaluation. Elevated

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What Does It Mean When You Have High liver enzymes?

A: High liver enzymes is an indication of an inflammation or cell damage of the liver. Most of the time these enzymes are only temporarily elevated and cause no long lasting liver damage. High liver enzymes may mean that you consume too much alcohol. High enzymes are also discovered in people with hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver, bile duct disease, diabetes, obesity, and gall stones. They can also be found in those who take certain drugs that treat arthritis and high cholesterol. Since it can be serious, it''s important to seek medical evaluation. Elevated

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Elevated liver enzyme

A: Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you. You seem concerned by the elevated liver enzymes even 9 months after gallstone surgery. Elevated liver enzymes indicate inflammation or damage to cells in the liver. Inflamed or injured liver cells may leak higher than normal amounts of certain chemicals, including liver enzymes, into the bloodstream, resulting in elevated liver enzymes on blood tests. Elevated liver enzymes should not occur after surgery if there has not been any bile...


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Raised liver enzyme

A: A raised enzyme level can be due to many reasons and some of them are deadly. Hepatitis C causes the level of enzymes to shoot up and this can lead to several problems and in some cases even death. Elevated liver enzymes are usually sign that something is drastically wrong and it can be treated. Some of the reasons for elevated levels are listed below: • liver cirrhosis • liver cancer • All forms of Hepatitis • Fatty liver • HIV infection Some drugs may also affect liver functioning and cause the liver enzyme level to...


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Would liver enzymes Be High If A Dog Has Cancer?

A: liver enzymes can be high in certain kinds of dog cancers. The enzymes will also be high if the dog has a liver disease. It depends on what kind of cancer the dog has. If the dog has liver cancer/ problems then this could be a signal of this. It is very rare for dogs to get cancer in the liver. A vet should be able to tell you if your dog has cancer in any area of the body. Many cancers can create higher liver enzymes, however, it does not usually mean the dog has cancer. Usually, a blood test is conducted to see what kind of enzymes are high for the

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Would liver enzymes Be High If A Dog Has Cancer?

A: liver enzymes can be high in certain kinds of dog cancers. The enzymes will also be high if the dog has a liver disease. It depends on what kind of cancer the dog has. If the dog has liver cancer/ problems then this could be a signal of this. It is very rare for dogs to get cancer in the liver. A vet should be able to tell you if your dog has cancer in any area of the body. Many cancers can create higher liver enzymes, however, it does not usually mean the dog has cancer. Usually, a blood test is conducted to see what kind of enzymes are high for the

 
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