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High SGPT cause and medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hI
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User :   My recent SGPT count was 63 and SGOT 25
User :   i have taken Hepistitus B and C test which was negative
Doctor :   ok
User :   Please advice resaon for high SGTP
Doctor :   SGPT 63 is not that high to worry about
Doctor :   It can happen do to common causes too
Doctor :   Do you take alcohol?
User :   is there any medication to bring this level down, since this was shown as high in my report
User :   any diet change or excercise
Doctor :   Do you have an history of hepatitis?
User :   I ak alcohol, but thats once in a month
User :   sociual drinker
Doctor :   No medication as such
User :   no history of heititis
Doctor :   But try taking liver protctives like
Doctor :   sorbilin solution
User :   I am infact taking Kamilari premium liver supplement
User :   ayurvedic pills
User :   is it good
Doctor :   i cant advise on ayurveda drugs
User :   ok
User :   any advice from your end to reduce this count
User :   My doctor says may me fat in liver not sure
Doctor :   You can take antioxidant drugs
Doctor :   like vit E
User :   ok
User :   i was also adviced low oil diet
Doctor :   Along with good fruits and vegetables
User :   what anti oxidant drug?\
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Try taking some multi vitamin tablets or b complex forte tablets
User :   ok
User :   thanks
User :   Doc
User :   I had high colestrol
Doctor :   AST (SGOT) and ALT (SGPT) are sensitive indicators of liver damage or injury from different types of disease. But it must be emphasized that higher-than-normal levels of these liver enzymes should not be automatically equated with liver disease.
User :   but now its normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For example, elevations of these enzymes can occur with muscle damage.
Doctor :   The interpretation of elevated AST and ALT levels depends upon the entire clinical evaluation of a patient, and so it is best done by doctors experienced in evaluating liver disease.
User :   ok thanks for th vaulable inputs about sgpt
User :   sorry sgot
Doctor :   The precise levels of these enzymes do not correlate well with the extent of liver damage or the prognosis
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting..
Doctor :   Bye for now....
User :   bye thanks
Doctor :   Bye
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