You need to find out why your liver enzyme count has gone up - there are a variety of liver problems that can result in a high liver enzyme count, and any treatment needs to take into account the underlying cause of this increase. The high liver enzyme count is only an indication that something is wrong, and is not itself the problem. You were probably advised by your doctor to get a liver function test done because you had certain health complaints that suggested a problem with your liver. You should let your doctor examine and interpret the test results in the light of your symptoms and history, and identify what the exact problem is. This might require some further tests, so you should be prepared. There is probably some sort of liver damage, so you should avoid delaying the tests and treatment. Any disease or condition involving the liver is serious and can even be fatal.
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Liver biopsy is an invasive and sometimes painful procedure that is also expensive (in 2002, direct costs associated with liver biopsy were $1,500–2,000). In some instances, blood tests may provide enough information to health care providers to make an accurate diagnosis and therefore avoid a biopsy. Occasionally, a biopsy may be obtained using a laparoscope (an instrument inserted through the abdominal wall that allows the doctor to visualize the liver and obtain a sample) or during surgery if the patient is undergoing an operation on the abdomen.