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Sgpt (Overview)

Liver enzyme that has a metabolic function, its elevated when liver cells are damaged.


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What is sgpt? How does it work?

What is sgpt? How does it work?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/liver-function-test-lft.

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Sgpt (Overview)

Liver enzyme that has a metabolic function, its elevated when liver cells are damaged.


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What exactly does high AST (sgot) and ALT (sgpt) mean?

What exactly does high AST (sgot) and ALT (sgpt) mean?

Liver damage: Ast and alt are liver enzymes that are released into the blood if liver cell are damaged. The commonest cause is alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Please describe a good reading for ast/sgot and alt/sgpt on the liver function tests?

They should be norma: The normal levels are under 50 units. But this is a very sentive test. It takes a minor liver damage and the enzymes can go up into value of 100s. ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do if my sgpt is 47.0 higher than normal?

Please tell me what to do if my sgpt is 47.0 higher than normal?

Lose wgt, US liver: Often this is related to an increased weight.
Reduce alcohol, check your meds, and have an ultrasound of liver done ...Read more

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What caused liver enzyme sgot n sgpt went high? I don't drink. I only take supplements n protein for weight training purpose. Can u help me on this?

What caused liver enzyme sgot n sgpt went high? I don't drink. I only take supplements n protein for weight training purpose. Can u help me on this?

Need a workup: Most often nowadays, if you're taking no medications or alcohol, the first entity to consider is non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which is largely genetic and for which physical fitness is a key to management. You may need to be checked for hepatitis B and C, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. Supplements may not be what's on the label. Good luck with the workup. ...Read more

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Sgpt ALT level at 39, could you please advise if this level is high or what measures are in place to bring this to normal conditions.

Sgpt ALT level at 39, could you please advise if this level is high or what measures are in place to bring this to normal conditions.

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 have serious signs and symptoms of liver disease. Ast and alt are not "managed" to any goal. Simply avoid liver toxins such as excessive alcohol, and certain medications such as Methotrexate and acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Is livogen xt 100 mg once a day safe in 33 weeks pregnancy.? My Tlc is as high as 12, 400 & my Sgot and sgpt levels are also high, is my baby at risk

Is livogen xt 100 mg once a day safe in 33 weeks pregnancy.? My Tlc is as high as 12, 400 & my Sgot and sgpt levels are also high, is my baby at risk

Depends: Livigen is iron and frolic acid and would be fine in a normal pregnancy. The abnormal lab values are concerning and I would need to know why they are elevated to say for sure that anything is safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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My sgpt level is 66, is it dangerous?

My sgpt level is 66, is it dangerous?

No: Your sgpt, also called alt, is slightly elevated and by itself not dangerous. Do you drink? How much? Have you been tested for hepatitis? It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor at your next visit. In the meantime, refrain from alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I am a 52 years old female, how to lower my sgpt?

What do you suggest if I am a 52 years old female, how to lower my sgpt?

Age increasesFattyL: At 53 you may already have a chance of 44-50% with a relatively benign fatty liver.
Check for xs alcohol, toxic med, Tylenol (acetaminophen) xs, and get an ultrasound of liver ...Read more

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Low sgot of 11 normal at my lab 15-37 low sgpt of 17 lab normal range of 30-65. All other work ups normal. Is this dangerous? Life threatening?

A non-problem: The reference range is what most folks have. Low SGOT and SGPT are of no significance to your health whatsoever. I exercise and don't drink or take rx's & I've been low with these also. I am really sorry that you were inconvenienced. ...Read more

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My gall stone operation made on 6 months back. Recently I feel some abdominal pain. SGPT & ALKALINE PHOSPAHTE LEVEL ALSO GONE HIGH?

My gall stone operation made on 6 months back. Recently I feel some abdominal pain. SGPT & ALKALINE PHOSPAHTE LEVEL ALSO GONE HIGH?

Recurrent stone.?: Was your gallbladder removed?
Are you jaundiced? You should see your PCP to check your liver, biliary tract and pancreas. You might need an ultrasound and Ct scan.
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Based on the sgpt result the it ranges 43 for me and 53 for my wife which above normal. What is your comment and medication? Pls advise me what to do?

Based on the sgpt result the it ranges 43 for me and 53 for my wife which above normal. What is your comment and medication? Pls advise me what to do?

Do you drink?: Both of the SGPT levels are only minimally elevated. Do you take alcohol or is either of you on any medications. Either of these can explain the SGPT levels. If you do drink, abstain for three months and repeat the test. Discuss you medications with your doctor to see if one of those may be affecting your lab result. ...Read more

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What is mean for SGPT that 80 high from normal 50? Kindly explain to me I'm worried.

What is mean for SGPT that 80 high from normal 50? Kindly explain to me I'm worried.

Get worked up: If you have used alcohol and/or medications, your test will be repeated two weeks from now. If it's down, that's your warning. If not, you'll be checked for hepatitis B and C, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis and a few others. If all are normal, it may simlpy be your body's way of asking for more exercise. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does elevated sgpt means? Normal is 0-40, my result is 60.1. Help!

What does elevated sgpt means? Normal is 0-40, my result is 60.1. Help!

Find the cause: You'll get a workup. You're not taking any meds that would be likely to do this. If you drank a lot of alcohol before you were tested, that may be the explanation. Or you may have hepatitis B or C, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, or just need more exercise. Your physician will be your guide. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does a high sgpt level indicate?

What does a high sgpt level indicate?

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 with the liver causing inflammation such as alcohol, infection, gallstones, viral hepatitis, or a great many other things. Many times this is temporary but if your doctor discovers this, (s)he will follow up to make sure it normalizes. ...Read more

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My freind 28yr having SGPT 115.his is gng foreign but he should have normal SGPT before departure. Medication to become normal SGPT.

My freind 28yr having SGPT 115.his is gng foreign but he should have normal SGPT before departure. Medication to become normal SGPT.

Diet: There is no medication to normalize the SGPT. Common causes of SGPT elevation that you can do something about is Alcohol related toxicity and Fatty Liver.
Strict alcohol avoidance may help lower the SBPT
Also weight reduction will be helpful if fatty liver is the cause. ...Read more

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Is sgpt 41 high?

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 test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Is an sgpt of 67 okay?

Is an sgpt of 67 okay?

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 you're allergic to some rx. It may also warn of hepatitis b, hepatitis c, wilson's, hemochromatosis or autoimmunity. Labs aren't things to treat, they warn of undiagnosed, treatable illness. ...Read more

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How to lower down sgpt?

How to lower down sgpt?

Find the cause: Determine the cause of the elevation and then you will know how to lower it. ...Read more

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How to cure a high sgpt?

How to cure a high sgpt?

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 until proven otherwise. Usually it is proved otherwise, but we need to rule these out. Once done, easy on the alcohol and hit the gym hard and the lifestyle-related causes of high SGPT (the most common ones) will be history and you'll feel better. ...Read more

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Why does sgpt level rise?

Why does sgpt level rise?

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's, hemochromatosis, or a few others. ...Read more

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What does high sgpt means?

What does high sgpt means?

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. ...Read more

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My sgpt is 47, is it high?

See details: It is marginally elevated. This is likely not a significant issue. ...Read more

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Does sgpt test need fasting?

Does sgpt test need fasting?

Liver Function test: Nope. This liver test does not require one to be in a fasting state. ...Read more

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Sgpt is 141 what does it mean?

Sgpt is 141 what does it mean?

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 who are doing heavy exercise. However, the most common cause of elevation is liver injury. You should see your doctor for more information and a search for the cause of the elevation should be undertaken. It should not be ignored. ...Read more

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How to stop elevations of sgpt?

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 depend on the casuse. ...Read more

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What is sgpt? How does it work?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/liver-function-test-lft.

Get a more detailed answer ›
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If sgpt=50 then I take alchohal?

Find cause: One option is no med or alcohol for two weeks. If not back down, test for hepatitis b & c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, consider metabolic syndrome / ultrasound for fatty liver. This is serious business vinod, all these entities are life-threatening but treatable. Your physician knows what to do. Wishing you good health; your recovery may include a fitness-focused lifestyle. ...Read more