Underlying risk factors for abnormal liver blood tests

The two main common causes for abnormal liver blood tests include:

  • Excess body weight
  • Excess alcohol consumption


Other risk factors include substance misuse and previous intravenous drug use, and high risk sexual practices, and certain ethnicity. Some patients will have a family history of liver disease, suggesting rarer diseases.

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