A member asked:

So if a person was to have cirrhosis of the liver and was drinking beer every day 6-8 beers. the ggt on bloodwork would not be normal right? because that would be considered on going damage right?because i read ggt can be normal in cirrhosis?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

When the liver is severely scarring (cirrhosis) the liver enzymes can be normal or even low because there are not many active liver cells left and active liver cells are the ones producing liver enzymes GGT, ALT and AST.

Answered 12/31/2022



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