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Causes Of Elevated Ggt Levels
Liver enzymes: Sometimes this can be due to gallbladder problems/stones. It is common in women 20s-40s, especially if they are overweight. There is also fatty liver disease where your liver fails to process the dietary fats efficiently, common with obesity. Medication can be a cause, especially those metabolized by the liver. Infection and other inflammatory causes are possible. Your doctor can tell you more. Read more
I am 22y/o and I recently checked mg blood, it came out I have 255 GGT levels which is elevated, so I am getting scared. The rest are normal. I have 6?
What causes elevated GGT when all other liver tests are normal and the person rarely drinks alcohol?
I have an eleveated ALP@246; GGT@161 and pending results for AMA. Hep Panel was negative. Normal RUQ U/S. What could cause this?
5yr old has elevated LFTs her GGT was 107, LD was 528, AST 643, ALT 644. The day before these bloods were done her sugar level was 13? What is wrong
I'm on carbamazepine (300 mg) for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia can it lead to elevated GGT level?
Not conclusive: First of all, a single blood test in isolation do not provide enough information to form any definitive conclusions. A number of tests must be performed to have any meaning. Carbamazepine may cause an elevated GGT level, but also NSAIDs OTC may. Talk to your treating physician to find out what the test could mean for you. Carbamazepine 300mg for TN is a very small dose. Read more
I am 32 years old and my SGOT reading is 334 and SPT is 105. Bilirubin, Albumin, GGT and Alkaline Phosphate are all normal. Ultrasound report - Fatty Liver? What could be happening? I've had elevated levels of SGPT and SGOT previously but never in the 3 d
May be normal 4u: Around 1 person in 1000 just runs a high ggt; it's hereditary. If everything else is okay including alk phos i'd ignore it unless your physician is concerned. If there's anything else to suggest liver disease, these enzymes keep deadly things like wilson's and hemochromatosis and hepatitis from sneaking up on us -- & with ggt, alcohol and med allergies -- get follow-up. Read more
Can you give me suggestions on I had bloodwork performed at work and everything came back desirable except my GGT level. It was 181.?
GGT: This is markedly elevated GGT (reference values: 7-51 IU/L). Clinically, elevated GGT levels correlate well with alcohol abuse and alcoholic liver disease. Of course alcohol intake is not the only cause of elevated GGT: certain medications and other liver diseases can show GGT increase. Please, see your doctor and limit alcohol intake. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer