Patient Comments: Liver Blood Tests - Diagnosis

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Comment from: Moone, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: March 16

One year ago I wasn't feeling well. I was experiencing extreme fatigue and a little abdominal pain and a lot of uncontrollable shaking and a cold in the bones. I thought that I was coming down with a bad cold. When I went to my doctor he had blood work done and on the same day he asked me to come in to see him. My enzymes were sky high. He never told me why they were so high. He says that he didn't know why. I had to go every week to have blood work done it never went higher, but after 6 weeks I started feeling better, but I never knew what cause it and I've been waiting to go for a liver biopsy now for almost a year, so is there something wrong yes or no?

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Comment from: jwmom7172, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: February 05

After experiencing abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, along with other autoimmune symptoms, such as, fibromyalgia, double case of iritis, and extreme sinusitis, my blood tests revealed mildly elevated ALT and AST. (Under 100 on each). The doctor decided after completing other tests to do a liver biopsy which revealed hepatitis. I was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis. For two years the enzymes were slightly elevated then went to normal for two years and now are elevated again with many of the same symptoms returning. The doctors don't know what is causing it.

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Comment from: reggie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 05

I was just out I had fatty tissues on my liver, had blood work done and there is a anti-body in my body and the doctor suggest that I have three hepatis shots because my brother has auto-amunhipitis and was told it is hereditary. Also my thyroid is out of whack.

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Comment from: bevans, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: February 05

This article helped me tremendously to understand the nature of liver enzymes, in particular the one which I was researching, ALT. I now understand why my test for this enzyme may have been high, what areas to investigate, and how to more thoroughly discuss the issue with both my doctor and my insurance company. I feel more prepared to discuss my medical history with medical professionals from a position of strength and knowledge. Thank you very much for providing this valuable service and information.

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Comment from: Ella, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 15

A couple of days ago, I faced a severe and sudden abdominal pain for a period of around 30 minutes that made me go to the hospital. In the hospital, the doctor did a blood test, and he found that my liver blood enzymes where around 635. After monitoring my blood for a couple of days during which it went back to normal, they found I had multiple stones (gallstones) in the liver. The doctors are still waiting for more blood results.

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Comment from: MMiloserdoff, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: September 17

Wanted to know what a general unit range was per liters of serum. Mine being 25 units per liter and in the mid-range of acceptable, I must still be alive, along with my liver.

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