Elevated liver enzymes
I did some research this evening and found out
(1) this is not an uncommon occurence
(2) it could possibly be related to getting too much protein (since the time the first tests were taken till today, I only averaged about 100g protein a day, but since May 1, it's more like 110 g a day.
(3) one article mentioned a possible thiamine deficiency
Has anyone else had this issue? Does anyone have any addition insight into what causes it?
Thanks. (I'm not too concerned - yet....)
Yes, mine are elevated too. Both surgeon and PCP have taken what seems like gallons of blood for testing. All other tests are great, I feel good, they will repeat this in a couple of months.
Neither doctor had an answer as to the cause. If the tests don't improve they will send me to a specialist.
Like you, I am not too concerned ...YET.
My liver enzymes were slightly elevated last time, and my pcp wasn't overly concerned. He's going to repeat the bloodwork at my next appt, so until then, I refuse to worry. I have wondered what causes this, but I see plenty of people here with this issue. If my next test comes out elevated, I'll start to be concerned and do more research. The one thing I've never thought much about until now are liver enzymes.
Still waiting for my PCP to get the results faxed to the surgeon - it takes forever!
Neither my PCP nor surgeon thinks its a big deal - pre-op I had a ton of tests, ultrasound blah blah blah and everything was fine except my liver was fat (hehe).... surgeon told me last time I saw him it could take quite some time for my liver to 'recover' especially since it was so high for years and years.
If you want to comapre levels send me a message and I will look up my bloodwork when I get home - I have copies of everything and my last test was Feb.
First visit to surgeon - 288 ~ bmi 45.1
2 week pre-op 252 ~ bmi 39.5
Total lost - 143 Since surgery - 107!
Goal weight - 155
Current weight - 145 ~ bmi 22.7
Holding steady at 145 since Feb 2008!
Extended TT, lipo, fat injections - 11/2011 BA/BL/Arm Lift - 7/2014 Scar revision on arms - 3/2015