I was a very heavy drinker 15 years ago I

Patient : I was a very heavy drinker 15 years ago. I have not touched one drink since then. My doctor just told me my liver enzymes were elevated. We have tested them 3 times over 6 months. They are still elevated. Is this from my previous alcohol abuse? He thinks i could have arthritis because of a spine issue. I have had test for Hep C previously and it was always negative.
Symptoms:  No symptoms. I just had pain in my spine so dr took blood test to give the back doctor. He found the elevated enzymes then.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I usually have 4 to 5 grandmariners a night The next day I have stomach pains and fecal leakage. Then I stop having d...

Q: My fiancé got drunk on an empty stomach and when he ate he threw up. I have horrible emetophobia, did he vomit...

Q: Would 8 beers in 16 hours produce high BAC while intetnally bleeding for the last several days.

Q: My father has thrown up, is still nauseated. Has severe back pain, pale complexion and sweating. Age 53, history of s...

Q: I have been an alcoholic for 35 years. I recently had my liver lab work. The score was APL 246, AST was125 the ALT wa...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews