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An initial step in detecting liver damage is a simple blood test to determine the presence of certain liver enzymes in the blood. Under normal circumstances, these enzymes reside within the cells of the liver. But when the liver is injured, these enzymes are spilled into the blood stream, and can lead to diseases like fatty liver, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and hepatitis. Several medications also can increase liver enzyme test results.

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Terms related to Liver Blood Tests:

  • Abnormal Liver Enzymes
  • ALT Test
  • AST Test
  • Blood Liver Enzymes
  • Liver Enzymes
  • SGOT Test
  • SGPT Test