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What Is The Average Liver Count For A Woman Age 57?

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What Is The Average Liver Count For A Woman Age 57?

Postby davison93 » Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:32 pm

My mother is suffering from a high liver count...she was not making any white or red blood cells and is only at the age of 57. We want to make sure her hematologist is taking the right care of her. Thank you...
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Postby naftalie » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:37 pm

Mr_M_told_U_so said: 2 I think what you're asking is what is the NORMAL red cell count and white cell count for a female, age 57? Understand that these are only 2 of the blood tests your doctor is looking at. To say that she has a "high liver count" is inaccurate(The average liver count for a woman age 57 is what it is for everybody, i.e., ONE. We all get ONE liver). 69 months ago
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Postby aoidh66 » Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:01 pm

Each lab has their own way of measuring it, so you have to really look at the standards for the lab that ran the blood.  Two of the main labs are labcorp and quest diagnositics. For Quest, the normal range isAspartate aminotransferase(AST) 8?35 units per liter(U/L) or 5?40 international units per liter(IU/L) Alanine aminotransferase 4?36 units per liter(U/L) or 4?36 international units per liter(IU/L) http://www.questdiagnostics.com/kbase/topic/medtest/hw20645/results.htm http://www.questdiagnostics.com/kbase/topic/medtest/hw20331/results.htm Labcorp isSGOT(SERUM GLUTAMIC-OXALOCETIC TRANSAMINASE - AST)   Normal Adult Range: 0 - 42 U/L Optimal Adult Reading: 21 SGPT(SERUM GLUTAMIC-PYRUVIC TRANSAMINASE - ALT) Normal Adult Range: 0 - 48 U/L Optimal Adult Reading: 24
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Postby Whitlock » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:56 am

newuser:There are lots of reasons a person's liver enzymes can be high. They can be elevated by simple exercise, by alcohol, by being overweight, by certain foods, by taking vitamins or aspirin or tylenol, by age...What is her count?This is something a doctor should evaluate, as there are different liver enzyme counts, and sometimes one is elevated where the other is not, and that means something very different from both AST and ALT being elevated...But doctors will also tend to tell you that you may be facing a very serious health crisis just if your liver enzyme count is not in the average range, and its not in the average range for a lot of people, based on the factors I listed above...
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Postby Dalbert » Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:47 am

Stating a "high liver count" is too vague to determine exactly what a normal value for a 57 year old woman would be. There are a whole panel of tests that fall under the heading of "liver function tests". Most commonly, these are:BilirubinProteinLDLAlkaline PhosphataseSGOT/AST(aspartate amino transferase)SGPT/ALT(amino alanine transferase)AlbuminGlobulinAnd this is why simply stating a "high liver count" is too vague to determine exactly what you are looking for. This website link http://www.atihealthnet.com/pages/labtests.html breaks it all down very nicely, giving you normal ranges for each of these factors(for both men and women) as well as what high or low values could indicate. Another website I found http://www.liverdoctor.com does a nice job of explaining these individual test in language that people outside of the medical profession can easily understand. I hope you find it helpful.Also, regarding the production of red and white blood cells, the bone marrow is where the vast majority of our blood cells are made(although the liver does produce some red blood cells). You may want to find out if there is an underlying issue with her bone marrow's blood cell production, in which case the liver will try to compensate. This will then produce an enlarged liver and elevations in the various lab values listed above. Sources: http://www.atihealthnet.com/pages/labtests.html newuser9061368 69 months ago Please sign in to give a compliment. Please verify your account to give a compliment. Please sign in to send a message. Please verify your account to send a message.
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Postby Deman » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:09 pm

There are a whole panel of tests that fall under the heading of "liver function tests". Most commonly, these are:BilirubinProteinLDLAlkaline PhosphataseSGOT/AST(aspartate amino transferase)SGPT/ALT(amino alanine transferase)AlbuminGlobulinAnd this is why simply stating a "high liver count" is too vague to determine exactly what you are looking for. This website link http://www.atihealthnet.com/pages/labtests.html breaks it all down very nicely, giving you normal ranges for each of these factors(for both men and women) as well as what high or low values could indicate. Another website I found http://www.liverdoctor.com does a nice job of explaining these individual test in language that people outside of the medical profession can easily understand. I hope you find it helpful.Also, regarding the production of red and white blood cells, the bone marrow is where the vast majority of our blood cells are made(although the liver does produce some red blood cells). You may want to find out if there is an underlying issue with her bone marrow's blood cell production, in which case the liver will try to compensate. This will then produce an enlarged liver and elevations in the various lab values listed above.
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Postby Yancy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:27 pm

I think what you're asking is what is the NORMAL red cell count and white cell count for a female, age 57? Understand that these are only 2 of the blood tests your doctor is looking at. To say that she has a "high liver count" is inaccurate(The average liver count for a woman age 57 is what it is for everybody, i.e., ONE. We all get ONE liver).
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Postby Godafrid » Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:23 am

http://askville.amazon.com/liver-count/AnswerViewer.do?requestId=6561096Here is a recent question that may help.
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Postby Yuma » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:36 am

Varies lab to lab Each lab has their own way of measuring it, so you have to really look at the standards for the lab that ran the blood.  Two of the main labs are labcorp and quest diagnositics. For Quest, the normal range isAspartate aminotransferase(AST) 8?35 units per liter(U/L) or 5?40 international units per liter(IU/L) Alanine aminotransferase 4?36 units per liter(U/L) or 4?36 international units per liter(IU/L) http://www.questdiagnostics.com/kbase/topic/medtest/hw20645/results.htm http://www.questdiagnostics.com/kbase/topic/medtest/hw20331/results.htm Labcorp isSGOT(SERUM GLUTAMIC-OXALOCETIC TRANSAMINASE - AST)   Normal Adult Range: 0 - 42 U/L Optimal Adult Reading: 21 SGPT(SERUM GLUTAMIC-PYRUVIC TRANSAMINASE - ALT) Normal Adult Range: 0 - 48 U/L Optimal Adult Reading: 24   Spaceman_Spiff's Recommendations Dr. Melissa Palmer's Guide To Hepatitis and Liver Disease Amazon List Price: $16.95 Used from: $3.22 Average Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5(based on 15 reviews) Spaceman_Spiff 69 months ago Please sign in to give a compliment. Please verify your account to give a compliment. Please sign in to send a message. Please verify your account to send a message.
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Postby Averill » Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:09 am

NanoNano said: 1 newuser:There are lots of reasons a person's liver enzymes can be high. They can be elevated by simple exercise, by alcohol, by being overweight, by certain foods, by taking vitamins or aspirin or tylenol, by age...What is her count?This is something a doctor should evaluate, as there are different liver enzyme counts, and sometimes one is elevated where the other is not, and that means something very different from both AST and ALT being elevated...But doctors will also tend to tell you that you may be facing a very serious health crisis just if your liver enzyme count is not in the average range, and its not in the average range for a lot of people, based on the factors I listed above... 69 months ago
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