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Alt/sgpt is 54 u/l. Is it in critical level.?

No: This is a minor elevation but you should discuss these results with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

Sgpt (Definition)

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


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My sgpt (alt) is 820... Is this serious? Thanks

My sgpt (alt) is 820... Is this serious? Thanks

Certainly elevated.: This is certainly an elevated number and needs to be interpreted in light of other labs. May be serious. If you are drinking alcohol or taking meds you certainly should consider stopping them. ...Read more

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My ALT / SGPT is high, it shown 86 please advise?

My ALT / SGPT is high, it shown 86 please advise?

Many causes: Obesity, viral infection, and alcohol are the 3 leading causes. There are many others. A complete evaluation would likely reveal the cause but as an isolated blood test, it says little except that there is inflammation in your liver. ...Read more

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What is the risk of having high ALT (sgpt)? Is 45 okay?

What is the risk of having high ALT (sgpt)? Is 45 okay?

Not okay: It's a warning. It may be nothing more than your liver asking for you to go get more exercise. You may be sensitive to ibuprofen and took some. It may be a warning of smoldering hepatitis, autoimmune disease, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, or medication allergy that's waiting to kill you if untreated. Your physician knows the workup. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hi I ask what the mean of sgpt (alt)? Because my sgpt is 130

Hi I ask what the mean of sgpt (alt)? Because my sgpt is 130

Liver chemistry: Elevation of 130 is biochemical finding of liver cell inflammation. Lots of potential causes, including infection, toxins, alcohol, meds, other. Follow up with md more kab tests. Avoid unnecessary meds and alcohol. ...Read more

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What does a higher than normal level of SGPT (ALT) (59U/L) indicate?

What does a higher than normal level of SGPT (ALT) (59U/L) indicate?

Can be serious: The first concern is allergy to one of yor meds. Repeat it off alcohol and painkillers and any meds you can omit, and if still up, proceed to a hepatitis work up and check for hemochromatosis and Wilson's. It may simply be your body's way of asking for more exercise. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the risk of having high ALT (sgpt) and is 45 okay?

Could you tell me what is the risk of having high ALT (sgpt) and is 45 okay?

Possible xs weight: Overweight may cays e a fatty liver which uis very common and usually benign.
Watch the alcohol and weight and get an ultrasound of liver ...Read more

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What does 47.90 of SGPT/ALT means when normal range is 0-45 U/L? Do I need medication ASAP?

What does 47.90 of SGPT/ALT means when normal range is 0-45 U/L? Do I need medication ASAP?

Probably not, no.: ALT of 47.9 is so close to the ULN, that there doesn't seem to be reason to get alarmed. Medication ASAP is unlikely to be indicated. The best thing to do is contact the doc who ordered the test and ask why it was ordered? Were you having any sxs? Any other abnormal labs/tests/findings? Next steps may include repeating the test, picture tests of the abdomen/liver, or stopping a current med. :) ...Read more

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Hi, My ALT/SGPT count is56 and the range specified is 0-37. Is there any problem? Please help. Thank you.

Hi, My ALT/SGPT count is56 and the range specified is 0-37. Is there any problem? Please help. Thank you.

Mildly elevated: If you drink alcohol, stop entirely and repeat the test in about 6 months. If you are taking any medication, discuss that with your doctor. ...Read more

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Sgpt ALT level at 39, could you please advise if this level is high or what measures are in place to bring this to normal conditions.

Sgpt ALT level at 39, could you please advise if this level is high or what measures are in place to bring this to normal conditions.

Sounds normal: This is either normal or very close to normal depending upon your lab. In either case it is not elevated enough to pay any attention to unless you have serious signs and symptoms of liver disease. Ast and alt are not "managed" to any goal. Simply avoid liver toxins such as excessive alcohol, and certain medications such as Methotrexate and acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Sgpt ALT level at 39 my age 35, could you please advise if this level is high or what measures are in place to bring this to normal conditions.

Sgpt ALT level at 39 my age 35, could you please advise if this level is high or what measures are in place to bring this to normal conditions.

Depending on normal: Values for your lab ot is either normal or slightly elevated. Avoid alcohol or tylemol and follow up with your doctor as they have all the information on this and the rest of your blood tests. ...Read more

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Alt sgpt is 45 what does this mean, reference 0-31 what could be going on? I WAS SICK WITH A COLD WHEN I TOOK THE TEST COULD THAT AFFECT THE TEST

Alt sgpt is 45 what does this mean, reference 0-31 what could be going on? I WAS SICK WITH A COLD WHEN I TOOK THE TEST COULD THAT AFFECT THE TEST

Only mildly elevated: Some viruses can cause mild elevations of sgpt (ALT) or sgot (AST). Repeat it when you are feeling better, if still elevated talk to your doctor about what it could mean. ...Read more

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Is an elevated ALT (sgpt) level of 76 (reference range: 0-44) a cause for concern?

Is an elevated ALT (sgpt) level of 76 (reference range: 0-44) a cause for concern?

Yes: Need more of the other transaminases to advise. However isolated or more elevated alt may indicate liver injury your doctor may check you for hepatitis and review your medications. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which tablets I have to eat to reduce my sgpt (alt) which is 93?

Any suggestions on which tablets I have to eat to reduce my sgpt (alt) which is 93?

Maybe stop some: Often times medications will cause liver enzyme elevation. So does alcohol, infection or getting a fatty liver from eating too much processed food. Unaware of any specific pill. Talk to your doctor, reduce or eliminate alcohol and eat a cleaner diet. ...Read more

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ALT (SGPT) is 42, the limits were 0-32, should I be concerned & what does it mean?

ALT (SGPT) is 42, the limits were 0-32, should I be concerned & what does it mean?

Liver profile: Would recommend repeating the test in 4-6 weeks. If increasing you could need further evaluation and possible screen for hepatitis. ...Read more

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I am 24old and I am having alt (sgpt) level at 90% (max is 40%).I used to drink but occusionaly. Now I am doing excersise, it will help to reduce to 40%?

I am 24old and I am having alt (sgpt) level at 90% (max is 40%).I used to drink but occusionaly. Now I am doing excersise, it will help to reduce to 40%?

Find cause: You're a young man and your elevated alt/sgpt (not a %, a real number) indicates something wrong that needs to be addressed. You need hepatitis b and c ruled out, along with hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, antytrypsin deficiency and medication effect. Fitness is a great idea especially if ultrasound shows fat in your liver. ...Read more

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Does Metformin increase ALT (SGPT) level?

Does Metformin increase ALT (SGPT) level?

Rarely: About one in 10000 patients may experience mild liver toxicity (expressed as elevates ALT & AST). ...Read more

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How to reduce LDL cholesterol & ALT (sgpt)?

How to reduce LDL cholesterol & ALT (sgpt)?

That is complex: Statins are cholesterol lowering medicines which are effective in reducing ldl (bad cholesterol). In some patients, these drugs can cause liver toxicity which shows up as elevation of alt/sgpt. In such situation there are two choices, reduce dose of statin or by switching to a different statin may be worth a trial. Cholesterol can be lowered by exercise/weight reduction, diet control (no fats in. ...Read more

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Why would my Alt (sgpt)&alk-phos levels double/6mo

Why would my Alt (sgpt)&alk-phos levels double/6mo

Determine cause: Although you do not specify the degree of elevated liver tests, before recommending treatment, you need to determine the cause. You should see your medical doctor who can draw a full hepatitis screen (Hepatitis A, B and C), obtain a liver ultrasound and review your medical history and medications. Causes of elevated liver tests are numerous, benign, malignant, infectious, dietary, immune related. ...Read more

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What does my sgpt/alt blood test value of 81.2 mean?

What does my sgpt/alt blood test value of 81.2 mean?

Liver enzymes: This is a liver enzymes and the cut off will generally vary fromlab to lab but this may be nearly twice the normal level. It could be related to fatty liver from obesity, alcohol use or even viral hepatitis infections and many more reasons. The information needs to be put together by your dr to determine the diagnosis and work up. ...Read more

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Does sgpt (alt)=78 means liver malfunction or some. Other related problems?

Elevated LFT: Yes, your alt is elevated. However, based on one time measurement, it is hard to tell whether it is a random elevation or it is a chronic liver problem. I usually repeat alt and ast (SGOT) within the next 6 months. If still elevated, then I recur to chronic viral hepatitis panel to rule out hep. B/c. If that is negative, I do other bloodwork and get a liver ultrasound. ...Read more

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What does ALT sgpt mean on a blood test? What does it mean if it is high?

What does ALT sgpt mean on a blood test? What does it mean if it is high?

Liver injury: Liver enzymes such as ALT are elevated due to injury to liver cells. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely. You may need to be evaluated for hepatitis and any medication that you may be taking as the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do, if I have SGPT/ALT level of 318 U\L. I have fever once in two days.

What can I do, if I have SGPT/ALT level of 318 U\L. I have fever once in two days.

Recheck: In India, some of the mosquito-borne infectious diseases can produce a mild hepatitis. Repeat this when you're better and after two weeks off all alcohol and meds, including any "Ayurvedic" preparations -- the latter may not be what they're supposed to be. Glad you're proactive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If you're ALT/SGPT liver test is 105 does that mean it's high or anything bad necessarily?

If you're ALT/SGPT liver test is 105 does that mean it's high or anything bad necessarily?

This is serious: Most folks run 20 or under and the reference range top is probably 40. Listen, friend. You'll have this repeated after two week off medication and alcohol, if appropriate. If it's still up, you'll get a workup for several deadly-if-missed, easy-enough-to treat illnesses (hep B/C, hemochromatosis, WIlson's, autimmunity). It may simply be your body's way of asking for more exercise. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does hepatitis b surface ab-ls test mean with a value of 0.2 and can it explain elevated ALT (sgpt) test? What other reasons can increase it?

What does hepatitis b surface ab-ls test mean with a value of 0.2 and can it explain elevated ALT (sgpt) test? What other reasons can increase it?

Immunity: Most people now are vaccinated against hep b which causes an elevated hep b s about. This indicates immunity. In a unimmunized person this means prior exposure to virus. Hep b s ag would be positive in the latter case. Other causes of elevated alt are alcohol, fatty liver, medications or other genetic diseases. ...Read more

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My SGPT (ALT) came out 75 U/L on routine check up, one year ago it was 55U/L. I gained some weight this year (67 KGs-74KGs). Should I be concerned?

My SGPT (ALT) came out 75 U/L on routine check up, one year ago it was 55U/L. I gained some weight this year (67 KGs-74KGs). Should I be concerned?

Yes: You're going to need a workup if the transaminases don't return to normal after two weeks off alcohol and meds you don't need. Hepatitis B and C, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis all need to be ruled out. It may simply be your liver's way of asking you to exercise harder. Be proactice and best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the problem if my lft test shows alkaline phophate as 150u/l and alt/sgpt as 14u/l, with other parametres remaining same? What shall I do next?

What is the problem if my lft test shows alkaline phophate as 150u/l and alt/sgpt as 14u/l, with other parametres remaining same? What shall I do next?

Talk to your doctor: There are many causes of elevated liver function tests. You need to integrate the information from these numbers with your general health, medical history, physica, examination, etc; only your doctor can put all that together. Don't be shy about asking. ...Read more

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What is the test alt/sgpt and ast/sgot done for?

What is the test alt/sgpt and ast/sgot done for?

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

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

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