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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 23, 2006
  • 11:02 AM

Hi.I have been told by my doctor that my blood tests showed that my ALT had risen by 40%.I do have to go for more tests.If anyone knows what it means would be a great help.Thanks Mandy

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  • Hi there, you should make a list of questions to ask your doctor when your there. You only have limited time with he/she so utilize your time carefully. A high count like that could mean hundreds of things so just get the testing that your doctor wants you to get because it could be nothing or something. Also any symptoms like pain anywhere (abdomin, feet, hands) you might want to make a list of to bring with you to your next appointment(so you don't forget to tell your doc. something) I too had a high liver count and it was liver damage. I quit drinking and my levels went back to normal but I am still getting testing to see the extent of the damage. Really the liver can have hundreds of diseases and disorders so do what your doc. says and if you have any doubts about your doctors answers get a second opinion!
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    • January 29, 2010
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