Helped Over 500,000 patients with 98%+ satisfaction.

Connect & Get Personalized 1-to-1 Answers from Expert Doctors

DoctorSpring > Question Home

Cause for elevated SGPT, SGOT in routine checkup.

Resolved Question:


I went for routine checkup and found an elevated SGPT and SGOT.
SGPT - 168
SGOT - 59

Can you please let me know what it implies.
I used to take alcohol but have quit around 3 months back.

Category: Gastroenterologist, Medical

Ask Your Own Question

Category: Hepatologist
 21 Doctors Online

Thanks for posting your query at
I am Dr.R.K. and I am pleased to assist you.
Your SGPT is significantly high.
There are many different causes for raised SGPT. The most common being fatty liver disease.
The following tests are to be done to find the cause.
1. HBsAg
2. Anti HCV
3. ANA
4. Anti smooth muscle antibody
5. Anti LKM antibody
6. Serum ceruloplasmin
7. Ultrasound scan of abdomen.
Please get back to me with the test results.

Dr. Ratnakar Kini
Category: Hepatologist
Fellowship - DM - TN Dr.MGR Medical UniversityResidency - TN Dr.MGR Medical University Medical School - Stanely Medical College, TN Dr.MGR Medical University
Dr. Ratnakar Kini and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Users who read this, also read:

Make informed and better medical decisions.

Join the 500,000 people who found a smarter, quicker way to get Answers, Recommendations & Expert Opinions.

Expert Doctors at fingertips

Recommendation on next step. Second-opinion.Multi-specialty.

Save Time

Average time for answers: 6 hours.

Save Money

$35 for typical specialist consult vs. $120 for a local appointment.

Free Follow-ups

Clarify, ask further questions for free in private conversation.

100% Satisfaction

Money back guarantee for the 1st reply. MEDNET Quality Board.

Start My Consultation



Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in news