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I have elevated levels of ALT (sgpt) and AST (sgot). What does that mean?

I have elevated levels of ALT (sgpt) and AST (sgot). What does that mean?

Liver function tests: Alt and ast, prior noted as SGOT and sgpt, are part of a group of enzyme known as transaminases. They rise if something is inflaming the liver, such as a viral illness, mononucleosis, alcohol toxic effects, obesity or diabetes causing fatty infiltration in liver, adverse drug effects from a variety of medications... ...Read more

Sgpt (Definition)

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


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What do elevated AST and ALT levels mean?

What do elevated AST and ALT levels mean?

Possibkle Hepatitis!: These are liver enzymes. They typically rise if you have liver ailments like hepatitis which commonly occurs due to virus infection or due to excessive alcohol use. You need to go see your doctor who can monitor the liver functions and guide you further. ...Read more

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What might cause elevated liver alt ast levels?

What might cause elevated liver alt ast levels?

Many conditions: Including Hepatitis of all forms, drug adverse effects, liver diseases, GB diseases, CHF, ETOH and etc ...Read more

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Sternum and tailbone pain and elevated AST and ALT and an alp level of 129, what could it be?

Sternum and tailbone pain and elevated AST and ALT and an alp level of 129, what could it be?

Liver enymes: It is time for a full comprehensive medical exam with bloodwork and liver monitoring. I think your sternum and coccyx pain are not related; however must be examined too. Do not ignore these issues. ...Read more

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Elevated Liver enzymes. ALT 126, AST 281. Seeing a gastrolologist Looking at charts. Is this extremely high levels?

Elevated Liver enzymes. ALT 126, AST 281. Seeing a gastrolologist Looking at charts. Is this extremely high levels?

Liver Disease: One can go into liver failure if their enzymes are more than five times normal. Your labs are four to eight times normal. This is very dangerous and must be addressed urgently to determine the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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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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My nine yr old has elevated levels of ESR, AST & ALT also anemic she complains of intermittent pain on her left side?

My nine yr old has elevated levels of ESR, AST & ALT also anemic she complains of intermittent pain on her left side?

Anemia: At her young age it could mean that she has some form of destruction of her red cells. She possibly has an enlarged spleen causing pain left abdomen.
need to see a blood specialist --hemtologist ...Read more

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Elevated AST=43 and ALT=83 levels with diffused fatty liver and slightly smaller liver size. Is it an early sign of cirrhosis & how can it be treated?

Elevated AST=43 and ALT=83 levels with diffused fatty liver and slightly smaller liver size. Is it an early sign of cirrhosis & how can it be treated?

Manage it: This is worrisome and while this doesn't qualify as any kind of cirrhosis, you could end up with it. I trust hepatitis c, Wilson's, and a few others have been ruled out. Stay trim and fit and ask about meds. ...Read more

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AST/ALT normal 2 weeks ago. 4 grams Tylenol (acetaminophen)/day for pain from abscess I&D. New test elevated levels AST - 50: ALT 163. Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause? Acute only?

AST/ALT normal 2 weeks ago. 4 grams Tylenol (acetaminophen)/day for pain from abscess I&D. New test elevated levels AST - 50: ALT 163. Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause? Acute only?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): The recommended daily dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) is no more than 3 grams. I would stop the tylenol (acetaminophen) and recheck the liver tests. It could be tylenol (acetaminophen) liver toxicity. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago AST (18)/ALT (49) normal. After surgery taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) (4 grams/day for pain. Levels now elevated AST (50) /ALT (163). Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause?

2 weeks ago AST (18)/ALT (49) normal. After surgery taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) (4 grams/day for pain. Levels now elevated AST (50) /ALT (163). Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause?

Not necessarily: Any number of medications used during surgery could alter liver enzymes. Tylenol (acetaminophen) at the dose you used is generally safe. The enzyme levels are not too high and you may wish to repeat these in about 6 months. In the meantime do not drink alcohol at all. ...Read more

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My nine yr old has elevated levels of ESR, AST & ALT also anemic she has hashimoto syndrome she complains of intermittent pain on her left side?

My nine yr old has elevated levels of ESR, AST & ALT also anemic she has hashimoto syndrome she complains of intermittent pain on her left side?

Needs investigation: I thought Hashimoto's disease involves the thyroid. It would not have anything to do with the elevated AST and ALT. These enzymes suggest some kind of liver involvement. An elevated ESR may mean that there is some inflammatory process going on in the body, but the intermittent pain on the left side does not fit with any of the above. Bottom line, your child's doctor will have to check him/her out ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a WBC of 10.5 and a lymphocyte level of 4077? Calcium, ALT & AST levels are also elevated. No symptoms.

Liver tests worry me: White cells / lymphocytes -- not concerned here. Calcium -- concerned only if well above reference range. Alt / ast high? Always concerning. Hope you'll repeat this -- perhaps one of your medications is raising them, trusting it's not alcohol, you may be in for a check for hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's and a few others. ...Read more

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Hello, what could cause elevated t. Bili (2.4) with normal AST and ALT levels (25/ 28 respectively?) I have had some oily loose stools also recently.

Hello, what could cause elevated t. Bili (2.4) with normal AST and ALT levels (25/ 28 respectively?) I have had some oily loose stools also recently.

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a medical issue, such as a liver or gallbladder issue, causing elevated total bilirubin. Of course, one question is why was the blood test done? The doctor, with more details, and can provide an answer. ...Read more

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What causes a high vitamin d level along with high ast, ALT & alp? On pentasa, which can cause elevated ast/alt, but continues to rise & alp now hi.

Find cause: I'm not concerned about the vitamin d. Many people your age have high alk phos without any real problem. If stopping alcohol and unneeded rx's did not return ast/alt to a good level, time to rule out hepatitis b ; c, autoimmune hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's (doubt at your age), autoimmune hepatitis (can be) ; consider if you may have metabolic syndrome / want to exercise more. ...Read more

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How can we reduce ALT AST level?

It depends: Ast and alt are nonspecific markers in the blood that can be elevated normally or secondary to liver and other tissue dysfunction. There are multiple reasons why ast/alt may be elevated and there is no one general way to reduce these numbers. Ask your doctor why these levels are elevated. ...Read more

Sgot (Definition)

Has metabolic function, elevated if ...Read more