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my medical checkup report show ggt liver test hit 189 which doctor tell me is quite high any doctor can tell me how to control it

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
? Underlying cause: The GGT is a biochemical marker of liver injury. It is representing liver disease or injury to the liver. The underlying cause needs to be determined ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No alcohol: Agree with Dr. K. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely. If you are on any medication, discuss with your doctor if that may be the cause. Have a healthy ... Read More

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below:: Need more information about your health. If you drink, stop entirely; if you are overweight, lose weight gradually; if you are diabetic, control it ti ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saira Dar
Dr. Saira Dar answered
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not to worry: Assuming there are no other abnormal labs or symptoms, these are very mild liver abnormalities that can be caused by a host of triggers and the fact t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Nothing unless: diaphragmatic hernia could be different kind there is the sliding hiatal hernis and the pare-esophegeal hernia and the posterior hiatal hernia each on ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Seeyour Family Doc: Depending on your medical history and physical status, this will vary from person to person...Best to see your family doc for his/her advice...
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience Family Medicine
Bones: Alkaline phosphates come from bone liver. If liver is fine, they should check alkaline phosphate -fractionated to rule out bone component.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Screen: If ordered alone, the GGT is sometimes considered a somewhat helpful way of following someone who professes to be alcohol-free, especially if there's ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Nashawi
19 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: I'm sorry there's always a chance of complications .
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Hepatitis b surface antibody is required for you to be immune to hepatitis b virus. It is part of routine vaccination as a child but sometimes you los ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
LFTs: Not sure why you decided to have GGT done. It's not recommended to do it "just because". There's a good chance an abnormal result on one reading will ... Read More

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