So, for the 15-20% who relapse you go on antibiotics for 10-14 days again, or you may find physicians using the tapering method. This is where your physician might ask you to go on antibiotics for a week or so, and slowly taper down the strength or amount of antibiotics over a month or so. You may also be asked to try a pulsing method which is similar except you might take antibiotics every other day while tapering down to lower levels of antibiotics. So, these methods will vary in time, so let’s assume it takes another 30 days. Now we’re up to what, 45 days?
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.