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What does high value of GGT in blood test suggest?

Dear All,

I just received my bloody test result.

GGT 303 U/L 8 - 78
ALT/SGPT 43 U/L Less than 42

All others values are normal...

What does high value of GGT means??? Should I be worried???

Thank you for your attention
Alessio
Thu, 17 Jul 2014
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Hello
Thanks for writing to HCM

Increased GGT indicates liver injury.
Increased GGT is specific for alcoholic liver injury.

You need few more investigations like random blood sugar(RBS),renal function test(RFT),Lipid profile,viral markers,complete liver function test,urine RE/ME.

You should avoid red meat and high fat milk products.
You should avoid fried and junk food and avoid alcohol completely.

Medicines should be prescribed after complete investigations.
I suggest my patients to take tablet ursodeoxycholic acid 300 mg twice daily after food for three months.This help in regeneration of liver cells.

Get well soon.
Hope I have answered your question.

Take Care
Dr.Indu Bhushan
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What does high value of GGT in blood test suggest?

Hello Thanks for writing to HCM Increased GGT indicates liver injury. Increased GGT is specific for alcoholic liver injury. You need few more investigations like random blood sugar(RBS),renal function test(RFT),Lipid profile,viral markers,complete liver function test,urine RE/ME. You should avoid red meat and high fat milk products. You should avoid fried and junk food and avoid alcohol completely. Medicines should be prescribed after complete investigations. I suggest my patients to take tablet ursodeoxycholic acid 300 mg twice daily after food for three months.This help in regeneration of liver cells. Get well soon. Hope I have answered your question. Take Care Dr.Indu Bhushan