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High liver enzymes can indicate damage to liver cells or inflammation. The damaged cells leak elevated amounts of liver enzymes into the bloodstream, states Mayo Clinic. Typically, enzymes are elevated for just a short p... More »

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High liver enzymes could mean that there is damage or inflammation in the cells of the liver. The elevation can be acute, meaning a sudden injury to the cells, or chronic, indicating there is continuous damage to the liv... More »

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Swollen or damaged liver cells secrete elevated amounts of enzymes that can be detected by a blood test. An increased number of liver enzymes in testing indicates swelling or damage to the organ, notes Mayo Clinic. More »

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High liver enzymes could mean that there is damage or inflammation in the cells of the liver. The elevation can be acute, meaning a sudden injury to the cells, or chronic, indicating there is continuous damage to the liv... More »

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