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Cough and cold ,high SGPT and SGOT level - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   DR AAAAAAA here
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   i haved been having cough and cold. Did all the reports but they seemnormal. wat coulod be the deal. I am taking dabur honitus and it makes me feel sleepy
User :   I also got my liver function test done because I have loss of appetite.
Doctor :   since when you are having this problems?
Doctor :   is the cough associated with sputum production?
User :   my SGPT AND SGOT readings are double the normal range
Doctor :   is yes, what is the color of sputum?
User :   normal
User :   no sputum production
Doctor :   SGPT and SGOT are indicators of liver damage, their values being high suggest liver damage
User :   took cirofloxocin for 5 days BDS
Doctor :   are you on any medications?
User :   Just took ciprofloxacin for 5 days BDS
User :   Loss of taste
Doctor :   ok. when was the liver function test done? and for what purpose? what were your symptoms?
User :   loss of apetite, was done yeseterday to rule out Hepatitis
Doctor :   loss of taste could be attributed to acidity and liver damage
User :   i have no acidity
User :   why would I have liver damage
User :   i do not drink, no smoking
User :   home cooked food. boiled water and I have taken Hepatitis B vaccination
Doctor :   liver damage can be due to many factors like infection, inflamamtion, alcohol, food habits, increased cholesterol etc
User :   I have none of these
Doctor :   you will need further examination and tests to see what could be causing this damage
User :   okay thasnks
User :   bye
Doctor :   infection, inflammation cannot be identified by only examination
Doctor :   they have to be correlated by examination findings, symptoms and serological tests
User :   i understand AAAAAAA
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   are
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