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What does a high SGPT level indicate

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver inflammation: Sgpt is one of the enzymes (the other related one being sgot) produced as part of liver metabolism. If either are high, this indicates some problem w ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver irritation: Can't be sure of cause. All depends upon your history / exam and a host of other lab work.

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
SGOT / SGPT: These are better markers for damage. SGPT 38, SGOT 28 are not concerning though they're higher than most young men's. Some men run a high GGT even if ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Hard to say: One has to know the underlying cause of the elevation before one can determine if there is any risk.
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What problems cause: it. 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 ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Find cause first: You need to determine why is the SGPT level high and address that cause. At a minimum, do not use alcohol at all. For good health - Have a diet rich i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds normal: This is either normal or very close to normal depending upon your lab. In either case it is not elevated enough to pay any attention to unless you ha ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depending on normal: values for your lab ot is either normal or slightly elevated. Avoid alcohol or tylemol and follow up with your doctor as they have all the information ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
NASH: You likely have non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and it gets worse with weight gain as more fat gets deposited in the liver. See this site for more infor ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
A warning: This can be due to anything from drinking too much, not exercising enough, or being allergic to iboprofen all the way to chronic viral hepatitis, hemo ... Read More

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