... I was also sent for a Hep A, B, and C test just in case, though I have no risk factors for that at all. They said it's routine here when GGT comes back higher as the next step in the workup. ... (2 replies)
... I feel your anxiety as well. I just got my GGT results and it was 122. All other normal but I'm freaking out. I'm done with alcohol. Hope you get some answers. ... (2 replies)
... n January 22. My doctor notified me that I should have my liver function tests redone. All came back within the normal range, except for GGT. On January 22 my GGT was 44. On January 25 it was 40. Normal range is up to 30. ... (2 replies)
... same drug. I've been on the lowest dose for 10 years and now suddenly this GGT spike. ... (2 replies)
... ed labs. You said you take lipitor. That drug can sometimes elevate your liver enzymes so possibly they can switch your medication if they felt necessary. The GGT is what concerns me. The other elevations aren't that horribly high. Best of luck. ... (2 replies)
... Hello all,
Just looking for a little reassurance here. My last annual blood test flagged 'slightly raised' liver enzymes.
Numbers as follows
We had been on holiday and I had a bit of a tummy upset (prawns I think) and I brought up some yellow bile 3 days previous to the test, just happened the once. Could this have affected the results? (2 replies)
I have elevated liver enzymes (AST 81, ALT 162 and GGT 156) and doctor told me I've got a steatohepatitis (inflamed fatty liver). I asked if it might be just a fatty liver but she said no because of elevated liver enzymes.
I've read that only biopsy would confirm diagnosis of inflammation in liver? Or it can be confirmed just by looking at blood tests?
I've... (1 replies)
... Had my followup.
Findings: The pancreas is not seen due to bowel gas. Aorta is normal. Gallbladder is normal. No stones or wall thickening. Hepatic duct is normal at 3.4mm. Liver is dense appearing with possible fatty infiltration enlarged at 18.12cm. No mass or dilated duct. Right Kidney is normal at 10.82 cm and left kidney is normal at 11.64... (1 replies)
... I was having some stomach issues, and also eating bread was not setting well with me so my dr ran the following labs and he ordered an abdominal ultrasound after my labs came back
Total Protein: 8(6.3-8.5)
A/G Ratio: 1.4
AST: 89(5-40) (1 replies)
... GGT of 310 in a nearly teetotal patient is distressing, but still it is fortunate you discovered this. Many doc's don't include GGT in routine labs. ... (2 replies)
... I just want to ask a question why is that my ggt is elevated while the other test are normal? ... (2 replies)
... I just want to ask a question why is that my ggt is elevated while the other test are normal? ... (0 replies)
... I'm still skeptical of the GGT being a significant cardiac marker though. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you, BillinSD, for taking the time to respond to me. I will definitely be calling my docs to get to the bottom of this. This test was ordered as a standard for a Life Insurance check. If the culprit was gallblader disease do you know if any of the other numbers below would be off too?
All my other results are below:
Cholesterol 161 mg/dL RANGE is 140 - 199 ... (3 replies)
... possible clue to your elevated GGT. The liver dumps it garbage into bile for disposal and any sluggishness in the biliary system will affect the liver and bump GGT higher. ... (3 replies)
... I did a blood test last week and just got the results. Everything was normal except the GGT test. It came back as 120. All other ALT, etc were normal. ... (3 replies)
... GGT is a VERY sensitive marker for liver inflammation that tends to jump around a lot, literally from week to week. This said, seeing GGT up near 400 is cause for concern, and steps should be taken to monitor and lower this. Fatty liver is epidemic now days, but ultrasound should have showed this. ... (1 replies)
I have a few questions and am looking for guidance on what my results may be leaning towards.
6 ft, 180 pounds
Generally healthy. No medical history. No Medications (OTC allergy)
No Drugs or drug history (1 replies)
... I really don't know if an isolated bump in Dilantin could bump GGT higher for this long, and I wouldn't think this could cause any lasting damage. Also don't know if a cardiac issue might raise GGT. ... (3 replies)
... GGT is a sensitive test that is affected by many medications as well as toxins. When GGT is elevated in a series of tests over time, this logically would indicate a chronic exposure to an irritating toxin or medication. ... (3 replies)