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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Shift work has no effect on levels of these liver enzymes.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: could have a viral infection.if you are over weight could be fatty liver.
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Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Insignificant: at 53 and 41 SGPT and SGOT , insignificantly elevated. Until unless there is an underlying process (drugs, hepatitis -which should have higher levels) ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Borderline high: Needs to be followed and if continues to rise then get MRI, possible liver biopsy
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated liver funct: I can't say there is a cure for elevated liver functions , but we can treat the condition . First of all we need to find out the cause . You need to ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Liver disease: The higher the level the sicker the liver as a rule, but what is more concerning is if the prothrombin time elevates. This is caused by a liver that ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on the cause of the elevation.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Address the reason: Stgp (= alt = alanine aminotransferase) & SGOT (=ast =aspartate aminotransferase), are commonly elevated in liver disease (sometimes muscle disease or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find cause: Labs are guides that something is wrong and needs a workup, not something to be treated. High Sgot / Sgpt today most often reflect alcohol use, meds, ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on cause: Elevated liver enzymes reflect liver cell injury and the consquences depend on the cause. It may due to self-limited viral infection, alochol intake, ... Read More
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