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What Are The Common Causes Of An Elevated Sgot
Alcohol: Sgot, also called ast is traditionally associated with liver function test along with SGPT (or alt). it is raised in liver cell injury, but is not as specific to the liver as alt is. It is also present in red blood cells, cardiac and skeletal muscle. The ratio of ast to alt is sometimes useful in determining causes of liver damage. A classic example of elevated ast>alt is alcoholic liver disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have elevated liver counts , my SGPT is 60 and my SGOT is 37 , i always need to sleep and can't concentrate at all . what would cause this ?
Rule out mono: This sounds like infectious mononucleosis -- epstein-barr, cmv, toxoplasmosis or -- if you are at risk -- acute hiv, a medical emergency. Your physician knows how to rule in or out drug allergy, the other important situation; or you may have a strep throat and some reason to have elevated sgot/sgpt, especially if you drink or are not a fitness buff. ...Read more
I have elevated liver counts and have been vomiting for two weeks what would cause this? my counts are AST/SGOT 61 and ALT/SGPT 93.
You have "hepatitis": Hepatitis is defined as inflammation of liver cells, as is indicated by elevation in serum transaminases (ast and/or alt). Hepatitis can be caused by a variety of issues (infectious, ischemic, metabolic, toxic, infiltrative, alcohol-related, drugs, etc.). It is impossible to say why your liver tests are elevated without more information--so, what tests have been done & what has been ruled out? ...Read more
I tested and I have an elevated sgot is 49 and sgpt of 87. I don't drink much... But mom died of cirhosis.Would that be the cause I have this high ?
I have elevated liver enzyme ast(sgot)412 ALT (sgpt) 317 GGT 186 dilation of the common bile duct 1 CM no gallbladder?
Liver issue: Enzymes ast and alt are inside liver cells. When liver is injured by disease or medication, enzymes leak out, resulting in elevation. Can be due to many reasons, including medications like statins. An elevated GGT suggest biliary problems, but is not that specific. The normal common bile duct measures less than 0.8 cm, but after the gb is removed, can be 1cm. Complete history needed for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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