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Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l(h). Do i need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l(h). Do i need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

PTU (propylthiouracil) and liver : Drugs like ptu (propylthiouracil) and Methimazole can cause liver toxicity but hyperthyroidism can also cause elevation int the liver enzyme test you had done. If your still early in your treatment and your thyroid hormone levels (free t4) is still high it could be that. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Mch 31.1, immat grans 0.04, carb dioxide total 20.7, glucose serum 103, alt(sgpt)61, ast(sgot)46. Barrett Esophagus, Thyroid Nodule, Migraines, PFO. ?

Mch 31.1, immat grans 0.04, carb dioxide total 20.7, glucose serum 103, alt(sgpt)61, ast(sgot)46. Barrett Esophagus, Thyroid Nodule, Migraines, PFO. ?

Sketchy picture: Kindly consult your doctor, or call for a virtual consult on HealthTap to put the whole picture together, make a diagnosis and manage your symptoms ...Read more

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Is SGPT ,LDL and thyroid hormone all three are interrelated?I am hypothyroid with LDL 220,SGPT 80

Is SGPT ,LDL and thyroid hormone all three are interrelated?I am hypothyroid with LDL 220,SGPT 80

Maybe...: ...but you haven't provided any other medical information about underlying conditions, your circumstances, medications, exposure risks, genetic syndromes (if any) and predispositions. Its conceivable you just have unrelated or loosely-related hepatitis, high cholesterol, and thyroid disease. No way to accurately advise you further without more data. ...Read more

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My sgpt(alt) is 820... Is this serious? Thanks

My sgpt(alt) is 820... Is this serious? Thanks

Certainly elevated.: This is certainly an elevated number and needs to be interpreted in light of other labs. May be serious. If you are drinking alcohol or taking meds you certainly should consider stopping them. ...Read more

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What is the risk of having high ALT (sgpt)? Is 45 okay?

What is the risk of having high ALT (sgpt)? Is 45 okay?

Not okay: It's a warning. It may be nothing more than your liver asking for you to go get more exercise. You may be sensitive to ibuprofen and took some. It may be a warning of smoldering hepatitis, autoimmune disease, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, or medication allergy that's waiting to kill you if untreated. Your physician knows the workup. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does sgpt(alt)=78 means liver malfunction or some.Other related problems?

Elevated LFT: Yes, your alt is elevated. However, based on one time measurement, it is hard to tell whether it is a random elevation or it is a chronic liver problem. I usually repeat alt and ast (SGOT) within the next 6 months. If still elevated, then i recur to chronic viral hepatitis panel to rule out hep. B/c. If that is negative, I do other bloodwork and get a liver ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is an elevated ALT (sgpt) level of 76 (reference range: 0-44) a cause for concern?

Yes: Need more of the other transaminases to advise. However isolated or more elevated alt may indicate liver injury your doctor may check you for hepatitis and review your medications. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which tablets I have to eat to reduce my sgpt (alt) which is 93?

Any suggestions on which tablets I have to eat to reduce my sgpt (alt) which is 93?

Maybe stop some: Often times medications will cause liver enzyme elevation. So does alcohol, infection or getting a fatty liver from eating too much processed food. Unaware of any specific pill. Talk to your doctor, reduce or eliminate alcohol and eat a cleaner diet. ...Read more

Sgpt (Definition)

Liver enzyme that has a metabolic function, its elevated when ...Read more