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Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis, my SGPT is 209 and my SGOT is 142 and my ANA is 1/160 and M2 +++. what should I do. Biopsy?

PBC. Antibodies to the M2 subunit are usually seen in patients with PBC (primary biliary cirrhosis). This meams that your AMA is positive (positive antimitochondrial antibody). You need to be followed by a hepatologist and get a biopsy in order to stage your disease if necessary. . Read more...

Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis, my SGPT is 209 and my SGOT is 142 and my ANA is 1/160 and M2 +++. AMA is <1:20.Biopsy?

I say "Yes" If this were my liver, I'd want a biopsy. It would remove any concern that the ANA is a positive but unrelated to your liver disease (many healthy people run an ANA at this titer and the test is sometimes done wrong), or that there may be some other explanation for your elevated liver enzymes. Read more...
Helpful. would be helpful but not absolutely necessary. Would exclude other possible diagnoses definitively. Read more...
Biopsy. Diagnosis can be strongly suspected by lab and history but biopsy is usually required to exclude all other causes which can sometimes closely mimic the disease. your doc knows best. Read more...

Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis, my SGPT is 209 and my SGOT is 142 are these very dangerous? And my ANA is 1/160 and M2 +++

Serious disease. Autoimmune hepatitis proved to be present along with any transaminase elevation is extremely serious. Treatment is often but not always effective. I eish you the best and hope you will learn everything you can about this very dangerous illness. Read more...
Serious, but. controllable and manageable disease, you need to know your disease well, take care of yourself by eating and resting well, seek professional help from an expert in liver diseases and keep a regular follow up, wish you all the best. Read more...

I have auto immune hepatitis. Result for ANA showed positive (+++) sgpt is 654 and sgot is 400. Doc asked for autobyopsy. Shud I go for it or wait?

Listen to doctor. Without knowing everything about your medical history and findings it is impossible to be critical of your doctor who appears to know exactly what is needed. Good luck and best wishes in recovery from this. Read more...
Biopsy now. Those enzyme elevation are impressive. If you do not confirm the diagnosis and begin appropriate treatment, you run the risk of eventually developing cirrhosis and needing a liver transplant. Read more...