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Having fever. Elevated SGOT and ESR levels. What does this indicate?

thankkss... My Husband was suffering from fewer from a week..... we took up the blood test and found his ESR and SGOT (IFFC) was on increase. 27 and 21 respectively he went under a treatment now he is feeling ok ... But still to confirm we gain took a blood test but unfortunately his ESR and SGOT (AST) is again increased... that is 46 and SGOT 57... please help... and suggest Thanking you
Asked On : Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear friend, welcome to HCM!

ESR is a non-specific test and can rise in any infection as an acute phase reactant. Neglect it.

SGOT rise is also very very minimal and is not worrisome. >40 is usually abnormal.
It may rise in many viral illnesses. Its importance is to be considered along with other tests and clinical picture altogether.

Presently see no worry. Keep a watch on jaundice.

Take care and please keep me informed of your progress.
Good Luck!
I hope to have answered your query satisfactorily.
Thank you!
Answered: Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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