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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Elevated Ggt Levels

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I have elevated ast, ALT and GGT levels but I don't drink. What are other possible causes?

I have elevated ast, ALT and GGT levels but I don't drink. What are other possible causes?

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

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What causes low level of GGT?

What causes low level of GGT?

Normal: No pathologic process causes low ggt. Let it be. Read more

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If my bloodwork came back with GGT levels elevated to 201, what can this mean?

Liver injury: Ggt is a sensitive indicator of liver injury. If you take alcohol, avoid it entirely for 3-4 weeks and re do the test. What were your other liver function tests like? Read more

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Elevated levels of GGT enzimes, what that could means? Can be related to some ets?

Usually alcohol: Alcohol intake is the usual casue of elevated ggt. Abstain from alochol for a couple of months and retest. Read more

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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?

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?

Possibly meds: Commonly GGTP is elevated due to medication use and occasionally alcohol. If the remainder of your liver function tests are normal and you are feeling fine, likely this is something your physician can simply follow. Read more

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What causes elevated GGT when all other liver tests are normal and the person rarely drinks alcohol?

What causes elevated GGT when all other liver tests are normal and the person rarely drinks alcohol?

Other Chemicals: Rarely needs to be quantified because if it is not alcohol, I suspect it is due to some other chemical or drugs that you are exposed to like Phenytoin and carbamazepine. Read more

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What could cause elevated sgot, sgpt and ggt?

What could cause elevated sgot, sgpt and ggt?

Many thngs: Can be gall bladder, liver or pancreatic problems. With out further imaging or work up its hard to say what is the cause. Read more

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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?

Alcohol/fatty liver: The two most common causes for elevated liver enzymes without viral hepatitis are alcoholic hepatitis and fatty liver disease. Cancer could also do it. You need a liver ultrasound to rule out a tumor. Read more

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Hi I was wondering my GGT LEVEL is 64U/L which is very high but I don't drink alcohol or take drugs what causes the elevation? Hep test negative

May just be you: That's high for the lab, I trust? About one person in 1000 always runs a way-high GGT. It's genetic. These folks get accused of being drunks. You're not. Sorry there was a misunderstanding. If everything else is okay, forget it. Read more

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I'm on carbamazepine (300 mg) for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia can it lead to elevated GGT level?

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

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What are GGT levels measured for?

Liver/pancreas: In general, GGT elevation of activity can be found in diseases of the liver, biliary system, and pancreas. They are sort of non-specific, as elevated levels may be seen in some cardiovascular diseases too. Read more

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What is the best medicine for high GGT level?

Quit alcohol!: High GGT levels are caused by recent high intake of alcohol or certain medicines that are toxic to the liver. It returns to normal quickly after stopping the harmful agent. Read more

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My GGT 98. What can cause my GGT is high than normal range 8-35?

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

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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 more

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Hi udiliv, Liver52, liverli does these medicine helps recovering level of GGT to the normal range. Is it ok to have all medicine at the same time?

NO SUCH THING: These are not medications. They are supplements. They do not treat liver disease. You must find the cause of the liver disease to get the right treatment for it. Read more

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What are the consequences high sgpt and GGT levels in the blood?

What are the consequences high sgpt and GGT levels in the blood?

A warning: This can be due to anything from drinking too much, not exercising enough, or being allergic to iboprofen all the way to chronic viral hepatitis, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, or autoimmune hepatitis. Try to figure out the cause. Best wishes. Read more

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What does GGT indicate if its 34 slightly elevated and creatine 45 all other blood results normal?

What does GGT indicate if its 34 slightly elevated and creatine 45 all other blood results normal?

Probably nothing: This s a minimal elevation which can be caused from many things- alcohol, virus, or meds. This is not a clinically relevant elevation. Read more