Ggt

What is Ggt?

It is primarily present in kidney,liver and pancreatic cells small amounts are present in other tissues.

Questions and answers on "Ggt"

I have a GGT level of 109 with no other risk indicators. I have been drinking a lot of wine lately. Am I in danger?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
not if you reduce alcohol intake

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCM.
This is moderately elevated GGT, but for more detiled analysis of liver condition you should check other liver markers, AST,ALT and bilirubin and do liver ultrasound. However, elevated GGT is almost for sure...

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i took analisys for ggt and i take paracetamol with alcohol and ggt at 98 could paracetamol alter the analysis

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Alcohol, paracetamol, and lipid lowering meds can all increase GGT.

Detailed Answer:
GGT is one of the tests of liver function and can definitely increase from alcohol use. In addition, paracetamol can make this worse. Lipid lowering medications can also increase GGT.

I suggest...

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My Ggt level reading was 70 this week last year it was 68 is this a problem as every other
Blood test was normal?
Cholesterol 4.1

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
alcohol consumption?

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

gGT increase is usually associated with alcohol consumption. Other potential causes include drug toxicity (including supplements), autoimmune disorders and structural disorders (like tumors). Isolated gGT increase is usually alcohol or...

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i have ggt value 99 can it be controlled by liv 52

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Routinely prescribed

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

The GGT value is high but not serious number. We should know why is the GGT raised.
Do you have other liver enzymes normal?
LIV52 is routinely prescribed in general practice but does not cut ice amongst specialist physicians.
So LIV52 can...

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.My GGT is 61.7 IS IT OK?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Not to worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.

Your GGT is slightly out of range. But not significantly raised. There is no need to worry.
If you have the habit of drinking alcohol, you need to stop it and GGT will return...

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Hi Dr.

My GGT is 203 and have already stopped drinking alcohol. Will abstaining completely normalize my levels after a few weeks?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please follow

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you asking.
I am glad to know that you have stopped drinking alcohol.

You are reporting high GGT level after alcohol use. This is common finding for alcohol users.

GGT level will return in normal range 6-8 weeks after you have stopped...

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hi i have ggt reading of 143u/l is this unusual

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
An ultrasound abdomen should be done to rule out liver pathology.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for query,
Have seen your details and i appreciate your concerns.

The normal range for GGT levels is 9–48 units per liter.
Minimum three times the upper normal limit of enzymes has any...

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My sgpt is113 sgot158 ggt 109,

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Liver enzymes raised

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

YOur liver enzymes are raised including GGT.
Did you take alcohol? Are you on any medications for anything else?
If you take alcohol you should quit it for sure.
The liver enzymes will return to normal if youhave healthy diet, regular...

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what is a normal ggt, what are the low and high #

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
9-48 unit per litre is normal.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for query.
Normal range for GGT levels is 9–48 units per liter. Normal values can vary due to age and sex.
A clinicallly significant elevated level is three times the normal range while less then 9 unit/lite is termed as...

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Hi, I am a non-alchohalic and my GGT levels are 214. ALT is 47 and AST is 32. Alkaline phosphate is 99.
Could you please advise on my GGT levels

Thanks,
xxxxxx

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Unless you are diabetic you need not worry

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on Health care magic.

The first thing I need to know is whether you are diabetic. If you are unsure, I would insist you to get your blood HbA1c level checked. Unless that is raised you need not bother...

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Recent questions on  Ggt

doctor1 MD

I am prediabetic; take fioricet for migraines (4 to 6 a day) and synthroid . Not overweight; female. Recently had a elevated GGT (248). Sonogram of the liver was good. All other liver functions were good. My diet is not as healthy as it should be....

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Hi Dr, My lab values..... ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE - 190.5 U/l Bilirubin total - 0.58 mg/dl Bilirubin direct - 0.18 mg/dl Bilirubin indirect - 0.4 mg/dl SGOT - 62.3 U/l SGPT - 96.5 U/l GGT - 531 Protein Total - 9.5 gm/dl Albumin Serum - 4.53 gm/dl...

doctor1 MD

My GGT levels have gone to 255 U/L. My ALT is also on a higher side - its 50. I consume half a bottle of white wine every night and never exceed my limit. I am a bit surprised with my results and ofcourse worried as well. My friends and husband...

doctor1 MD

My last blood test a few months ago indicated I had a slight fatty liver and my gamma gt was approx 140, ive had same bloods again and my ggt is 138, i dont drink,am female height 5ft 5 and weigh approx 12st, smoke quite heavily and suffer from depression and take 20mg citalopram, what could this indicate?

doctor1 MD

Hi, I am a 30 years old 5' 11" male with a weight of 95 kg (approx 200 lbs). I just had my medical test done for my life insurance. Every thing is fine except my GAMMA GT is 85 IU/L, and SGPT (ALT) is 232 IU/L. I have not consumed any alchoal in my life nor do I smoke. I have been consuming excessive fatty and spicy food for past year or so. Please tell me how to nomalize the GGT and SGPT and how dangerous it is at this stage?

doctor1 MD

hi i am 36, last year in september 2013, my ggt was below 45, i was drinking 2-3 bottles of 650ml of beer daily for 5 years now, but was doing sport, in october i quit sport due to a disk problem, but keep drinking and this year the ggt level rise up to 618, i am anxious and afraid of dying, could you please advise how to lower the ggt level the quickest possible, thanks

doctor1 MD

Just got back from the doctor blood test reveals that my GGT is 133 U/L ALT is 21U/L, AST is 23U/L and ALP is 88u/l. Total Bilirubin is 12. 2 previous tests 2 years ago my GGT was 87 and 2 months ago my GGT was 124. What could this mean? I don't know if this is related but every once in a while (2-3 months or more) I get a couple of days of pains in my right side right above the hip. It goes away after a 2-3 days.

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