Liver Enzymes Elevated After Weight Loss Surgery?

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Talatha (a patient from St Augustine, Florida)

After weight loss surgery my liver enzymes increased to a high level (they were normal prior to surgery). What does this mean?


Expert Responses to the Question Above

Re: Liver Enzymes Elevated After Weight Loss Surgery

by: Dr. Alberto Aceves

Hello Talatha,

It could be that you are forming stones or just that your body is elevating enzymes to help breakdown fat.

Dr. Alberto Aceves

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Dr. Alberto Aceves

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Patient Responses to the Question Above


by: Vweruin

It been said as a common thing that any person would experience after a surgery. I still remember my brother losing more than 23 kgs after his surgery and believe me I was seriously scared at that time thinking it of something bad.

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by: Anonymous

My liver enzymes started elevating a year after surgery, and are now about 100 each is there hope that they will level off or lower eventually?

Elevated liver enzymes

by: Debbie

If you lose weight and you have a fatty liver can your liver enzymes go up during this time.

Elevated liver enzymes after gastric sleeve surgery

by: RayeJean

Ten weeks after gastric sleeve surgery my liver enzymes elevated to 90. My enzyme levels were never elevated before this surgery. Does this usually resolve itself and go back to normal levels?

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