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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No, just above the: Normal. Sgpt of 41 is not high enough to worry about. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the te ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Look for the cause. This may be your wake-up that you need to drink less, or that your body's asking for more exercise (the most common nowadays), or ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Find the cause: Determine the cause of the elevation and then you will know how to lower it.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Find cause: As a pathologist, i always tell folks to look at the person more than the labs. High SGPT is hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's, or drug toxicity un ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Many reasons: A very heavy workout can raise it, or it can warn on ongoing liver troubles from alcohol, lack of exercise, medication allergy, hepatitis b/c, wilson' ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: Sgpt is present in liver cells and the usual cause of high level is alcohol intake. Hepatitis, drug reaction and heart failure are other causes.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It is marginally elevated. This is likely not a significant issue.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Liver Function test: Nope. This liver test does not require one to be in a fasting state.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience in Hepatology
SGPT = Liver Enzymes: Sgpt, also alt, is a liver enzyme. It is elevated when there is injury to the liver. The enzyme is also seen in muscle and can be elevated in people ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to determine: Cause. Common causes of SGPT elevation are alcohol, hepatitis, drugs and obesity. You should see your doctor to determine the cause. Treatment will de ... Read More

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