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

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

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

Sgpt (Definition)

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


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If my sgot is 157 and my sgpt is 76, what do I need to do to decrease the enzyme levels?

If my sgot is 157 and my sgpt is 76, what do I need to do to decrease the enzyme levels?

Drinking?: That pattern is seen with alcohol intake, if not abuse. Repeat after 10 days of sobriety; numbers should be at least 50% better. Discuss with md to see if further evaluation is needed. Fat deposition in the liver from overweight, alcohol use can lead to chronic liver inflammation in a subset of patients, which can lead to cirrhosis. ...Read more

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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?

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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Are sgot and sgpt levels helpful in diagnosis of hep c. How do they alter in hep c?

Are sgot and sgpt levels helpful in diagnosis of hep c. How do they alter in hep c?

Yes: Usually they are up in hepatitis c, both acute and chronic, and are typically the first warning. There are other causes of their being elevated. ...Read more

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How can one decrease sgpt and sgot levels?

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SGOT/SGPT: Find the cause, thru thorough medical evaluation, and treat that. ...Read more

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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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How can I lower levels of AST (sgot) and ALT (sgpt)?

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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What medicine shoul I take to lower my sgpt and sgot levels?

Find cause: Labs are guides that something is wrong and needs a workup, not something to be treated. High Sgot / Sgpt today most often reflect alcohol use, meds, or lack of exercise / overeating. Your physician will rule hepatitis, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, And so forth in or out. ...Read more

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My sgpt is 44.7 and sgot is42.3 how to decrease sgpt and sgot level?

Alcohol?: Do you drink? If you do, stop. Avoid taking tylenol (acetaminophen). The levels are barely above normal and do not need intervention. Discuss the results with your doctor at the next visit as all lab results need to interpreted in the total clinical context. ...Read more

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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?

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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How to lower my sgpt level of 213.4, sgot: 106.2, and ggt: 259.9?

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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My sgpt is 118, sgot is 54 and GGT is 111, how to decrease sgpt, sgot and GGT level?

My sgpt is 118, sgot is 54 and GGT is 111, how to decrease sgpt, sgot and GGT level?

Lifestyle: I trust that hepatitis C, Wilson's and the other causes of elevated transaminses with fatty liver have been ruled out. I trust you don't drink alcohol. Find some form of strenuous aerobic exercise that you enjoy, and get back into it wholeheartedly and with the same passion that gave you so much enjoyment as a teenaged male. Helath doesn't come from a pill or supplement bottle. ...Read more

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My sgpt 69 and my sgot 220...i take alcohol and smoke heavily... Does the results mean I have liver problems... How to decrease my sgpt and sgot level?

My sgpt 69 and my sgot 220...i take alcohol and smoke heavily... Does the results mean I have liver problems... How to decrease my sgpt and sgot level?

Quit drinking: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, alcohol is the cause of bad lab results. Alcohol and tobacco are bad individually and they are more than twice as bad together.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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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?

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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Sgot-46 and sgpt-94 how to control these levels.

Sgot-46 and sgpt-94 how to control these levels.

Depends on cause: Elevation of SGOT and SGPT is due to ongoing liver injury and can occur from several reasons, Hepatitis B or C, alcohol, fatty changes, autoimmune diseases and other reasons. Normalization of these enzymes depend on the cause and treatment specific for that cause. You should see a liver doctor, a hepatologist, to determine the cause of elevation. ...Read more

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Does smoking raises sgot and sgpt level?

Does smoking raises sgot and sgpt level?

Drinking: Drinking alcohol raises these markers a whole lot more than smoking. Being overweight can also result in elevated levels.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the cure for high sgpt and sgot levels?

Elevated liver funct: I can't say there is a cure for elevated liver functions, but we can treat the condition. First of all we need to find out the cause. You need to see your physician for a comprehensive history and physical exam, history of exposure to toxin, infections, drug history, diet history. You may need to have a liver US and maybe a fallow up liver CT. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is high sgpt and sgot level fatal?

Liver disease: The higher the level the sicker the liver as a rule, but what is more concerning is if the prothrombin time elevates. This is caused by a liver that is unable to produce clotting proteins and is a very concerning sign for liver failure. ...Read more

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Sgot levels at 53. Sgpt is 83. What precautions should I take?

Sgot levels at 53. Sgpt is 83. What precautions should I take?

Get worked up: The Febuxostat that you are taking for your elevated uric acid is famous for raising SGOT and sgpt. Your physician needs to take you off this medication and off alcohol for a two week trial. If he/she does not do this at your next appointment, request a consult. If the sgot/sgpt are still up, you'll need to be worked up for hepatitis b and c, wilson's, hemochromatosis, and nafld. ...Read more

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Can sgot (ast) and sgpt (alt) levels be lowered with dietary changes?

Depends on the: Reason for elevation of enzymes. If you drink alcohol, stop for about three months and retest. If you are diabetic, control blood glucose better, if you are overweight, lose weight; if you are on any medication, discuss the side effects of medication with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have high levels of triglycerid and ALT (sgpt) and AST (sgot). What does this mean?

I have high levels of triglycerid and ALT (sgpt) and AST (sgot). What does this mean?

Possibly fatty liver: Triglycerides are very long chains of repeated fatty acid molecules, that are intermediary products of fat and carbohydrate metabolism. They function as building blocks for various parts of the cell. When they are elevated, it may be genetics, diet, fat intake, or overweight condition all at play. Alt & ast are liver enzymes. In this case, the most likely meaning is fatty liver. ...Read more

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What happens when the bilirubin level is up to 20mg and sgot and sgpt level is slightly increased?

Liver is affected: See your doctor, and ask him to do hapititis test.
If negative, then:
no alcohol
no cheese, oil and butter.
No smoking.
Avoid fatty foods.
Repeat your liver test every 3 months to see that SGOT and spgt are coming down. ...Read more

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Sir my sgot and sgpt level is increased over 110 both I never smoke never drink kindly help me how can I reduce it.

Find the cause: This is a warning, not a number to treat. You may have hepatitis b or c, hemochromatosis, autoimmune hepatitis, allergy to a medication, wilson's, or your body may just be asking for more exercise ...Read more

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I have SGPT 53U/L and SGOT 41U/L, A/G ratio 2.45. my BP is 100/60. Does SGPT-SGOT level indicate something to be worried?

Insignificant: At 53 and 41 SGPT and SGOT, insignificantly elevated. Until unless there is an underlying process (drugs, hepatitis -which should have higher levels), which I doubt at your age, you shouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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My A.G LEvel is. 9, S.Bilirubin (Total)-2.3, S.Bilirubin (Direcrt)-1.5, S.Bilirubin (InDirect)-0.8, SGOT-88, SGPT-73 What does it means.

It means you're sick: Please forgive my frankness. Your physician has a duty to begin or continue your workup for hyperbilirubinemia and elevated liver transaminases, and to explain what he/she is doing. This may be nothing more than too much alcohol or a medication you're sensitive to, or you may have a viral or immune hepatitis, Wilson's, hemochromatosis or some other serious illness that must be Rx's. ...Read more

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After taking saaz 500 (salfasalazine) for a month test report shows alt (sgpt) is 188 iu/l and ast (sgot) is 90 iu/l. How to normalize the levels?

It depends: Sulfasalazine may be the cause of abnormal liver tests, but only in a very small percentage of patients. If you also have a fever and rash, it could be a type of hypersensitivity (allergic reaction) and might need to be stopped. You also could have some other liver problems that might need to be treated (like chronic hepatitis infection or other drugs that affect your liver). See your doctor! ...Read more

Sgot (Definition)

Has metabolic function, elevated if ...Read more