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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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How can you lower your sgpt and sgot levels?

Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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How can you lower your sgpt and sgot levels?

Liver or muscle ?: If you are taking cholesterol pills ...Lower the dose or stop them, and recheck levels. Otherwise the most common cause is prob. "fatty liver" ( in even mild overweight, in diabetics or metabolic syndrome) if the numbers are less than 100 and you have had them for several weeks or months. A liver ultrasound will confirm it. There is no proven treatment. Get tested for hepatitis a, b and c. Muscle? ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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How can one decrease sgpt and sgot levels?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Depends: It depends on the cause of the elevation. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
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How can I lower levels of AST (sgot) and ALT (sgpt)?

Dr. Michael Zevitz
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Depends on the cause: Sgot and SGPT are liver enzymes. Lowering them depends on the cause of the elevation. Some medications can cause the elevation and stopping the medications will result in normalizing them. Alcohol, gallstones, infections (mono, hepatitis), and other liver toxins can also cause elevated liver enzymes. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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My age is 29 yrs and my sgpt level is 54 and sgot level is 42 , what is the best way to lower it down?Is it a big concern ?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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Minimal elevation: Your liver enzymes are minimally elevated. If you drink, abstain for three months and repeat the test. Are you on any medication? Some drugs can affect the results. All lab results need to be evaluated in the clinical context and your doctor is in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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My sgpt level is 308.0 and my sgot level is 118.0. How can I lower the enzyme levels?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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Depends on cause: If you drink alcohol, stop entirely. If you are overweight, lose weight. If you are on medications, consult your doctor if those may be the cause. Did you get tested for hepatitis? if not, it may be useful. ...Read more

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Dr. Lewis Hassell
Board Certified, Pathology
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What do you suggest if my sgpt level is 308.0 and my sgot level is 118.0. what do I need to do to lower the enzyme levels?

Dr. Lewis Hassell
Board Certified, Pathology
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Liver damage: Thees are markers of liver damage, but don't tell the full story. You need to provide a full history of your risks (alcohol, toxins, metabolic state, exposures, etc.) and go from there to discover the likely cause of the damage so you can remove or treat it. In the interim, avoid things known to cause liver damage, like alcohol. ...Read more

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
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How to lower my sgpt level of 213.4, sgot: 106.2, and ggt: 259.9?

Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
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Not voluntary: You can't just lower your liver enzymes by wishing. The cause has to be known and the offending factor removed. Hepatitis can do it, alcohol but so can statins (cholesterol medicines) . Talk to your doctor and find out what can be done about it and things you should avoid to exacerbate it, and alcohol is definitely one of them. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Glueck
Board Certified, Endocrinology
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Hello? My creatinine level is around 4.2. My sgpt level is 113 u/land sgot at 50 u/l. What should I do to lower this? Im negative in hepa b n c test

Dr. Charles Glueck
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Hello? My creatinine level is around 4.2. My sgpt level is 113 u/land sgot at 50 u/l. What should I do to lower this? Im negative in hepa b n c test

Go see nephrologist: The creatinine is very high, and suggests sharply reduced renal function. Go see nephrologist soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
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Dr. Ali Saberi
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Does lower SGOT(AST) and SGPT(ALT) levels (10 and 14 respectively) means weaker liver function? what is the average number of these hormones in blood?

Dr. Ali Saberi
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Not necessarily: Liver function is mainly looked at through total protein, albumin, international normalized ratio levels, which are proteins that the liver produces to help other parts of the body-if they are consistently low then it can suggest liver dysfunction or under functioning. AST and ALT are markers also, but not as specific for liver dysfunction as the above mentioned. ...Read more

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