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High level triglycerides causes rise in sgpt sgot level

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 31 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. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 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. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Fatty liver.: Those with a fatty liver should generally limit fat intake, limit alcohol intake and lose weight (if there's weight to lose) via proper diet and regul... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 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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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Borderline high: Needs to be followed and if continues to rise then get MRI, possible liver biopsy
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 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
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Pathology 25 years experience
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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends on the cause: The commonest cause is alcohol. If you drink, quit doing that. If it is due to obesity, some medication, or hepatitis, you need to consult your docto... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Rarely: Ursodiol is not an antibiotic, it is a bile acid, usually it is used to dissolve gallstones or treat primary biliary cirrhosis. In rare case it can w... Read More
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