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Lab show high SGPT, SGOT, drink in moderation, did not receive an approval certificate for fitness. Guidance?

Hi, I have got a job abroad but needed a health check certificate and once I recieved the blood test back I had, - SGPT 245 - SGOT 106 I was told that I will not get a approved certificate and need to come back after 10 days and redo the test. I dont drink excessive and eat normal but are a few kilo over my ideal weight. What does this test mean and should I seek help or get another opinion from another hospital? Best regards,
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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Mild to moderate elevations of the liver enzymes are common. They are often unexpectedly encountered on routine blood screening tests in otherwise healthy individuals. The AST and ALT levels in such cases are usually between twice the upper limits of normal and several hundred units/
One of the most common cause of mild to moderate elevations of these liver tests is a condition referred to as fatty liver. the most frequent cause of fatty liver is alcohol abuse. Other causes of fatty liver include diabetes mellitus and obesity.
Chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C is a cause of chronic mild to moderate liver enzyme elevations.
Chronic and acute alcohol use is also a common cause of abnormal liver tests.
Some medications can cause mild to moderate increase in the liver enzymes like frequent use of pain killers,antibiotics,anti epileptics,antidepressants,anti cholesterol medicines etc.

Do the following
Quit alcohol,junk foods and colas,
Do regular exercises
Reduce your weight
Take green vegetables and fresh fruits
Take super B complex vitamin having 1 gram VIT C and 800 mg VIT E.

Do it for a 3 months and you should be all right however if you still find them elevated then you have to consult a gastroenterologist and get yourself tested thoroughly to find the exact cause and treatment.

There is no way by which these enzymes can be reduced in 10 days.
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