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Hepatitis with High Liver Tests??

Thanks very much for your help! I have these liver tests
AST 49(10-40)
ALT 91 (10-45)
could I have hepatitis A, B, or C?  I don't drink much at all and was on prednisone for 3 weeks at 30mg/day
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     Do you have a risk factor for hepatitis?

    hep A is transmitted mainly through contaminated food or water.

    hep B is a classic STD and is easily transmitted through sexual activity

    Hep C is a blood borne disease and is usually transmitted through blood transfusion

    before 1992, sharing equipment for Ivdu and, rarely, through sex.

    Your Alt is elevated so you should see a doctor about that.  he will probably ask you

     about your past.  Be honest about your sex life and drug use, if any.

     There are MANY reasons for elevated Alt/Ast.  hepatitis is only one.
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I've never had a blood transfusion though I've had some blood tests at medical offices
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thanks very much!  does it mean my liver has been damaged?  I have chronic fatigue now for over a year
I was living in southeast asia where I may have had contaminated food and water.  I don't use drugs or alcohol- the doctor ordered a hepatitis panel
these levels could be chronic hepatitis or autoimmune?  my WBC is a little high  I was also taking metformin, choline, biotin, pregnenelone
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I just read a study that coffee decreases alcoholic liver cirrhosis especially at 4 cups or more/day
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I had a liver test for AST/ALT about 6 months ago and that was normal
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if I have hepatitis A would it take over a year for me to have elevated AST/ALT levels?  I had normal AST/ALT 6 months ago.  I started having chronic fatigue a couple months or less after being exposed to possibly contaminated food/water
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