A 46-year-old member asked:

I had a blood test and my ggt was 207 sgot(ast) was 250 and sgpt*alt) was 250 is this serious?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
May be: You liver enzymes are mild/moderately elevated and it is important to determine the cause and treat that. One common cause is drinking alcohol, if you drink, stop entirely and get tested again in three months. Viral infections, and some medications can also alter liver enzymes. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/elevated-liver-enzymes/my00508.
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Dr. Raj Borade
Dr. Raj Borade commented
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 21 years experience
Yes, it does indicate liver damage. As mentioned by Dr Singh, alcohol is the most common cause but the ratio of ast to alt elevation that is typically seen with alcohol use is not evident in your case. Please consult a hepatologist or a GI who takes care of liver diseases. Complete alcohol abstinence in the meantime may help to clear up the picture if there is any overlap. Hope this helps.
Mar 19, 2014
Last updated May 23, 2018


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