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What is the meaning of high SGOT with the normal SGPT? What diet should be followed?

hi doctor.. im rala.. female, age : 22 weight : 58kg height : 1,58mtr i want to ask something about high SGOT with the normal SGPT .. what does it mean actualy??? is it dangerous?? is there any kind of food or something that i cant eat?? or what should i eat n drink to make my SGOT back to normal again? For your information, I ve checked all another blood test and USG .. there all normal.. last time, my SGOT = 170 n SGPT = 24 thx
Asked On : Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.

SGOT value of 170 is definitely significant and with SGPT in the range of 24, SGOT/SGPT ration seems to be very high.

Such high ratio is common with alcohol induced liver injury or an underlying growth.

It is important that you are evaluated further. An ultrasound examination or CT/MRI scan is necessary as the next line of management. The imaging test will give us more clues regarding the true nature of the problem.

Do you consume alcohol? - If yes, you need to cut down on it.

Hope this answers your query.

Answered: Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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