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My bloodtest returned, ast (sgot) = 307 alt (sgpt) = 767 these are 10-20 times the normal values. These values have been elevated for 20 days. Does this mean I have permanent liver damage?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Usually not!

But what is the cause for these increases.
Many viral infections can temporarily do this. Medications, etc. But has the doctor you see narrowed the cause?

In brief: Usually not!

But what is the cause for these increases.
Many viral infections can temporarily do this. Medications, etc. But has the doctor you see narrowed the cause?
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Erik Suh
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends on the cause

It can be temporarily elevated if you drank too much alcohol and mixed it with tylenol (acetaminophen).
I would suggest getting aanother level checked in a week to see if it is going down. Also do a hepatitis panel and u./s of the liver.

In brief: Depends on the cause

It can be temporarily elevated if you drank too much alcohol and mixed it with tylenol (acetaminophen).
I would suggest getting aanother level checked in a week to see if it is going down. Also do a hepatitis panel and u./s of the liver.
Dr. Erik Suh
Dr. Erik Suh
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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hepatitis

You have an inflamed liver.The reason may be several things including infection, drugs alcohol .
See your doctor -you need further testing to determine the cause. Once determined, your question can be answered.

In brief: Hepatitis

You have an inflamed liver.The reason may be several things including infection, drugs alcohol .
See your doctor -you need further testing to determine the cause. Once determined, your question can be answered.
Dr. Marvin Den
Dr. Marvin Den
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