High Liver Enzymes/OK Ultrasound?

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My 19-year-old son just had his annual checkup, which showed elevated liver enzymes in his bloodwork. The doc ordered an ultrasound, which came back fine. She now wants him to see a GI doc. My son doesn't drink, has never used intravenous drugs, takes no medications. Very healthy. Any ideas as to what would cause the elevated liver numbers? and, why his ultrasound appeared fine? 

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    Hi Kerry. I personally was diagnosed 4 /2 yrss ago with Hep C, and cirrhosis of the liver,  I apparently got the hep c from a blood transfusion after my surgery in 1978, but since '92 they've screened for that. It could be he has a fatty liver, that can cause the enzymes to be elevated.  I would goggle elevated liver enzymes..I would recommend him to start juicing the green drink, it's great!  Best wishes and prayers for you both. 

    Ace

     

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      Hey 2 colors!  Sorry I'm late answering you.  Check out this url with Joe Cross & Dr Oz  http://www.doctoroz.com/episode/new-3-day-juice-cleanse  here's his ingredients for the green juice 

      Apples. 2 medium (3" dia) 364g.

      Celery. 4 stalk, large (11"-12" long) 256g.

      Cucumber. 1 cucumber (8-1/4"wink 301g.

      Ginger Root. 1 thumb (1" dia) 24g.

      Kale. 6 leaf (8-12"wink 210g.

      Lemon. 1/2 fruit (2-3/8" dia) 42g.  Now my wife adds spinach, parsley, and one pair for me.

      God bless and good healing 2 colors.

       Ace

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    Strenuous exercise can briefly raise liver enzymes.  If he is jogging, lifting weights or has a strenuous job this might be responsible for his elevations.  
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