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Cause for elevated SGPT, SGOT in routine checkup.

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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

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Category: Hepatologist
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Expert:  Dr. Ratnakar Kini replied 4 Days.

Thanks for posting your query at DoctorSpring.com
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
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