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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

Sgpt (Definition)

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


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I have elevated levels of ALT (sgpt) and AST (sgot). What does that mean?

I have elevated levels of ALT (sgpt) and AST (sgot). What does that mean?

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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What does a high sgpt level indicate?

What does a high sgpt level indicate?

Liver inflammation: Sgpt is one of the enzymes (the other related one being sgot) produced as part of liver metabolism. If either are high, this indicates some problem with the liver causing inflammation such as alcohol, infection, gallstones, viral hepatitis, or a great many other things. Many times this is temporary but if your doctor discovers this, (s)he will follow up to make sure it normalizes. ...Read more

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What does high sgpt means?

What does high sgpt means?

Depends: Sgpt is present in liver cells and the usual cause of high level is alcohol intake. Hepatitis, drug reaction and heart failure are other causes. ...Read more

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Sgpt high, what is the risk level?

Hard to say: One has to know the underlying cause of the elevation before one can determine if there is any risk. ...Read more

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Is Sgpt level 74 high which problem it can cause?

Is Sgpt level 74 high which problem it can cause?

What problems cause: It.
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, SGPT of 74 is slightly elevated. It is an indication of damage to liver cells. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely. If you are overweight, lose weight. If you are taking any medications, discuss those with your doctor. ...Read more

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What diet should one follow if they have high SGPT levels?

What diet should one follow if they have high SGPT levels?

Find cause first: You need to determine why is the SGPT level high and address that cause. At a minimum, do not use alcohol at all. 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 mean for SGPT that 80 high from normal 50? Kindly explain to me I'm worried.

What is mean for SGPT that 80 high from normal 50? Kindly explain to me I'm worried.

Get worked up: If you have used alcohol and/or medications, your test will be repeated two weeks from now. If it's down, that's your warning. If not, you'll be checked for hepatitis B and C, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis and a few others. If all are normal, it may simlpy be your body's way of asking for more exercise. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is meant for SGPT = 80 high from normal range 50? please explain I'm worried about my results.

What is meant for SGPT = 80 high from normal range 50? please explain I'm worried about my results.

Liver abnormality: When you have an elevated sgot or sgot it means there is a problem with your liver parenchyma. You liver is not working well due to an infection or inflammation or both. Have you doc also check a total bilirubin as well as an indirect bilirubin. It may just be a med a medication you are on or caused by something you just ate. See 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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My sgpt levels are high for many years it becomes normal when I start diet control and exercise, and when my weight reduces but elevates with wt gain?

My sgpt levels are high for many years it becomes normal when I start diet control and exercise, and when my weight reduces but elevates with wt gain?

NASH: You likely have non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and it gets worse with weight gain as more fat gets deposited in the liver. See this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/tc/nonalcoholic-steatohepatitis-nash-overview. ...Read more

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What are the consequences high sgpt and GGT levels in the blood?

What are the consequences high sgpt and GGT levels in the blood?

A warning: This can be due to anything from drinking too much, not exercising enough, or being allergic to iboprofen all the way to chronic viral hepatitis, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, or autoimmune hepatitis. Try to figure out the cause. Best wishes. ...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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My sgpt level is 741. is it very high and denger?

My sgpt level is 741. is it very high and denger?

Yes: Your SGPT level is much higher than normal and you should see a doctor. If you drink alcohol, stop entirely. Tell you doctor all the medications, including herbal ones that you may be taking. Do not take Tylenol or acetaminophen. If you are overweight it would help to lose weight. ...Read more

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Can you explain result of health checkup shows high sgpt, which means?

Workup is in order: I am going to assume that you feel well. This may be your liver's way of asking you to exercise more. You might be allergic to an ibuprofen tablet. If you drink, it may be a warning. You may need to repeat the test off alcohol and meds in two weeks, or be checked now for hepatitis B/C, Wilson's, hemochromatosis, autoimmune hepatitis, and a few others. ...Read more

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My mothers sgpt does not go down even if she's taking medications. What tests does she need to have to determine the cause of this high sgpt level.

My mothers sgpt does not go down even if she's taking medications. What tests does she need to have to determine the cause of this high sgpt level.

???: It evades me thinking what medicine is used to lower sgpt. If the cause of the rise of liver function is known then we can target the cause but there is no medicine that targets the sgpt. Talk to the doctor to find out the diagnosis and find out how that problem is being treated. The lowering of SGPT may not be a necessary solution and may have to stay a bit elevated. ...Read more

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My sgpt is 77 and Iam 7 months pregnant. This much high level of sgpt is normal or not?

My sgpt is 77 and Iam 7 months pregnant. This much high level of sgpt is normal or not?

Within normal limits: I wouldn’t be concerned.....the gall bladder doesn’t empty as efficiently during pregnabcy, there could be slight back up of liver enzymes.... the best advice if you are concerned is to follow it in 2 weeks. ..if it is stable, then good. Always talk to your doctor if you have questions ...Read more

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Sgpt level is 318. What does it mean?

Sgpt level is 318. What does it mean?

Liver injury: Sgpt level of 318 is indicative of liver cell injury. There are many causes, the common ones being alcohol intake, hepatitis, medications and obesity. See your doctor for a work-up. ...Read more

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My SGPT level shows 61. what does that mean?

My SGPT level shows 61. what does that mean?

Find out what the: Normal range is for the lab that tested you. Your doctor should be able to supply you with that information. ...Read more

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What does elevated sgpt means? Normal is 0-40, my result is 60.1. Help!

What does elevated sgpt means? Normal is 0-40, my result is 60.1. Help!

Find the cause: You'll get a workup. You're not taking any meds that would be likely to do this. If you drank a lot of alcohol before you were tested, that may be the explanation. Or you may have hepatitis B or C, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, or just need more exercise. Your physician will be your guide. Best wishes. ...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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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 exactly does high AST (sgot) and ALT (sgpt) mean?

Liver damage: Ast and alt are liver enzymes that are released into the blood if liver cell are damaged. The commonest cause is alcohol intake. ...Read more

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I have high sgot and sgpt levels. 180 iu/l and 372 iu/l respectively. Please advice.

Workup: If two weeks off med and alcohol doesn't drop them to normal, you should be screened for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, antitrypsin deficiency, and autoimmune hepatitis. All are treatable and are likely to kill you if missed. If none are present, a new lifestyle focused on aerobic fitness may be just the thing to make you feel fantastic and get those liver enzymes in the good range. ...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