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High level triglycerides causes rise in sgpt sgot level

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Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
No: In general, smoking is not the cause of elevated liver enzymes. In your medical history I see you have a diagnosis of fatty liver. That is the likely ... Read More

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: Shift work has no effect on levels of these liver enzymes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 44 years experience
Sot and sgpt shows c: Look for causes of obst jaundice or hemolysis first. Cell death isindicated by high SGOT sgpt. Get a bilirubin, alk phos and an ultrasoundfor starters... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: How much do you weigh? Do you drink alcohol? Are you diabetic? No cholesterol is unlikely to be correct. If you drink alcohol, quit entirely, If you a... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Sort this out: You need to be told straight-up whether you are going to be diagnosed with & treated for primary biliary cirrhosis. If you also have iron deficiency a... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Borderline high: Needs to be followed and if continues to rise then get MRI, possible liver biopsy
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Possibly fatty liver: Triglycerides are very long chains of repeated fatty acid molecules, that are intermediary products of fat and carbohydrate metabolism. They function... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Liver enzymes: Sgpt/sgot (ast/alt) are liver enzymes which become elevated when liver cells are damaged. Non trending elevations up to about 3 times upper limit of... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
Depends : On the activity of liver injury. Some cases are more rapidly progressing than others. Typically the amount of injury of the liver will correlate wit... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Get fit: I'm glad you stopped the alcohol. Now it sound like it's time to get into some serious physical fitness like when you were a teen. Remember how much f... Read More

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