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Slight fever, vomitting, greyish coloured stool. Done blood test. Increased liver enzymes. Suggestions, further investigations?

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my brother is 26 yrs old, with no history of alcohol consumption, he is not well since a week now. he had slight fever, vomiting, n greyish coloured stool,. he underwent urine, stool n blood tests yesterday. he has no fever now, his appetite is also not disturbed i;e he is eating well. he has increased billirubin levels, but d alarming increase of liver enzymes is bothering me a lot. sgot is 700 and sgpt is around 2000. so what does it suggests? and wat all further investigations are nedeed?
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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thanks for asking.

Very high levels of the liver enzymes indicates Acute Hepatitis, i.e the acute injury to the liver.

there are various causes of the acute hepatitis like viral, drugs, alcohol, toxins etc.

he needs a variety of tests to get to the cause of the problem including the scanning of the liver and biliary tree along with hospitalization to give support to the liver.

Answered: Mon, 24 Jun 2013
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