A liver function test can help you determine the overall health of your liver. It is also called “liver chemistries” or “liver panel”. It measures the levels of proteins, liver enzymes and bilirubin in your blood.
You need to obtain a liver function test when you have symptoms for a liver disease. These systems may include
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Abdominal pain.
- Light-coloured stool.
- Unexplained fatigue.
Are there other reasons too? Yes, there are.
- You have been consuming excessive alcohol and you believe that this habit has damaged.
- Your family has a history of liver disease. If you have been exposed to the hepatitis virus.
- You have been taking medicines that damage the liver.