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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
May be normal 4u: Around 1 person in 1000 just runs a high ggt; it's hereditary. If everything else is okay including alk phos i'd ignore it unless your physician is co ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not : Necessarily. If you drink alcohol that may explain the mild elevation in GGT. No cause for alarm
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Fatty liver: B"sd these are liver enzymes with GGT being the most sensitive to anything that can effect the liver, from too much to drink to numerous viral infecti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Gall bladder?: This could be due to gallstones, peptic ulcer disease, irritable bowel, function dyspepsia, pancreatic disease or other. You should discuss your resu ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Not all AST is liver: This could be due to rhabdomyolysis. Intense muscle breakdown can cause elevated ast. Hemolysis can cause elevated bilirubing and the GGT would remain ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Probably nothing: This s a minimal elevation which can be caused from many things- alcohol, virus, or meds. This is not a clinically relevant elevation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Possibly meds: Commonly GGTP is elevated due to medication use and occasionally alcohol. If the remainder of your liver function tests are normal and you are feelin ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
56 years experience Pathology
Other Chemicals: Rarely needs to be quantified because if it is not alcohol, i suspect it is due to some other chemical or drugs that you are exposed to like Phenytoin ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Serious issues: You have multiple serious health issues and should be seeing a primary care provider to coordinate your care. Your issues are not a suitable subject f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
May just be you: About one person in 1000 has an autosomal dominant trait that raises GGT without any other effect, often much higher than yours. Occasionally I have t ... Read More

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