A 56-year-old female asked:
My sgpt is 123 and my sgot is 79 is this
serious . my doctor advised me to stop drinking for a month . is it ok to limit the amount of alcohol in moderation?
i meancut way back
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Could be dangerous: You should follow your doctor's advise and stop the drinking , continued drinking will probably damage your liver more.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Stop!!!!: If you are being poisoned, would you advise taking less poison or stopping poison altogether? Your liver is inflamed, and the pattern of inflammation is suggestive of alcohol. These numbers are not alarming, but if liver cells continue to be inflamed, over time it can lead to scarring and cirrhosis. The fact that you still want to drink indicates a problem to me. Talk to your doctor&a counselor.
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Last updated May 19, 2016
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