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What does gamma GT 8 U/L <31mean?

Normal: You serum level of the liver enzyme gamma gt is normal, and it is unlikely that the live is involved in the disease process. ...Read more

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Please explain what does a low gamma GT mean?

Please explain what does a low gamma GT mean?

Nothing: Reference range for GGT, like other lab values, is set so that several % of healthy folks fall outside. ...Read more

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My gamma GT and ALT are both 9 is this too low?

My gamma GT and ALT are both 9 is this too low?

No: There is no disease process associated with enzyme levels lower than the normal range. ...Read more

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What is serum gamma GT level and is 67 u/l a worry?

What is serum gamma GT level and is 67 u/l a worry?

Other findings?: Serum level of GGT of 67 is higher than normal and suggests injury to liver. However, an isolated lab test is not a reason to worry. What did other tests show? Do you drink? If you do, abstain for 2-3 weeks and repeat the test. Are you on any medications, including herbs and over the counter drugs? Discuss all these issues with your doctor to identify the cause of liver injury. ...Read more

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Which is the normal range of gamma GT for an african american woman? (ui/l).Thanks

Which is the normal range of gamma GT for an african american woman? (ui/l).Thanks

Hard to say: Until age 60, GGT tends to increase as the years go by, faster in men than in women. At any age and for any level of drinking, it's about twice as high in african-americans. This makes for unfair situations as GGT is often used as a screen to see if someone is secretly abusing alcohol. If my GGT were above 100 regardless of who i was, i would wonder; however, it's a poor screen for disease. ...Read more

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My liver results are LFT shows a gamma GT of 89 and an ALT of 143 so how bad is my liver?

My liver results are LFT shows a gamma GT of 89 and an ALT of 143 so how bad is my liver?

Both are normal: Assuming the standard units, those numbers are normal. As to whether your liver is "bad," it depends on the context that these tests were ordered - are you having some issues that makes you or your doctor think your liver is bad? ...Read more

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Halo, I had a medical done for work, after a long weekend (have been drinking that weekend) and they found my GAMMA GT is 100. They want to send me for a CDT test. so except for keeping away from alcohol, what else can I do, to help? I will be doing the C

Halo, I had a medical done for work, after a long weekend (have been drinking that weekend) and they found my GAMMA GT is 100. They want to send me for a CDT test. so except for keeping away from alcohol, what else can I do, to help? I will be doing the C

Liver injury: If you suspect you may have been abusing alcohol go to DrinkAware.co.uk >http://bit.ly/1KPrPC5...At this excellent site you will be educated on all aspects of alcohol consumption and better able to make wise choices. For more on alcoholic liver disease >http://bit.ly/1JtlW00 For treatment of alcohol abuse>http://bit.ly/1G0oRGS Elevated GGT indicates liver injury from alcohol ...Read more

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My gamma GT was 331 is that near liver failure?

My gamma GT was 331 is that near liver failure?

Depends: Your liver is a critically important organ for long term health. Protect it. Okay to check in with your doc about tests to evaluate for gallstones and other correctable problems. Alcohol is toxic to the liver. If you are addicted to alcohol, get treatment. Be well. ...Read more

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