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I have undergone for the body check up of liver test. what does it mean ?

I have undergone for the body checkup . in final result they gave is SGPT(ALT)(IFCC) is 35 so you need to take a some Liver test test. what does it mean?.Please explain ?.do i need go for another test
Asked On : Mon, 3 Jan 2011
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Hi. Welcome To Healthcare Magic

Your elevated ALT(normal 8-20) is very mild. I suggest you repeat the test and confirm.

If still high and around 35, still it is mild elevation. But you can pursue the following tests: Hepatitis Panel(Rule out Hep B,C,); Ultrasound upper abdomen to see fatty liver and gallbladder problems (stones).

If the tests are normal and you can repeat the test after 6 months and if still high consult Gastroenterology and get the advanced tests done.

Regards, Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Mon, 3 Jan 2011
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