Elevated alkaline phosphate anything w/thyroid?

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stacestar
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   Posted 9/4/2017 9:31 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello. My mom had thyroid testing done, Bc she seems to have many symptoms of hypothyroid. Her dr. said results the were "low, but not a problem". She's going to get a 2nd opinion from a Dr. in town known to be the best (had to get a referral first though from this Dr.)
Anyway, her other tests looked good (CBC and things), but the Dr. said her alkaline phosphate was a bit high.
Could that have anything to do with a possible thyroid problem?
She's going to follow up with the alkaline thing with the thyroid Dr. she's getting a referral to. Thanks!

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   Posted 10/20/2017 9:29 AM (GMT -7)   
so sorry for the delay in responding..

By now you most like have the answer.

I have hypo T , not sure about the alkaline thing. Does you mother drink water at least 28oz a day?

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   Posted 10/29/2017 11:38 PM (GMT -7)   
stacestar - the Alkaline phosphate is a liver function test.

Were any other liver function tests done? ALT, AST, bilirubin?


Since it's just slightly high - perhaps a re-check in a month or two to see what's at is a good idea.
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