... as ultrasound will show fatty liver quite well. You might ask your doc to include a GGT test with your blood labs as this test is not normally included in routine metabolic panels and is an excellent marker for alcoholic liver inflammation. ... (5 replies)
... I've had abnormal liver labs over the past 4-5 months (worsening), and have been found to have gallstones (not currently blocking any ducts), and no tumors found on my liver via ultrasound and MRI. I'm concerned and my doctor is on vacation, but before my latest lab results came back he said they would need to do a scope (under sedation) if my liver levels had not yet... (0 replies)
... AST 274, GGT 1059, ALT 211, ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE 265, INR PT 17.3. ... (1 replies)
... et as there are many different causes for elevations. LFT's are also rather fluid and dynamic and can change quite a bit over relatively short periods of time. GGT in particular can jump around a lot, and even moderate amounts of alcohol can spike GGT. 383 IS impressive though. ... (2 replies)
... My 36 year old son has a history of Pancreatitis, Lyme Disease, High Blood Pressure and high cholesterol/triglyceride levels.
He recently had lab results that had some liver enzyme levels that looked concerning. I was hoping to get some input on what they could mean.
Bilirubin, Total 1.3 H Ref # 0.2-1.2 mg/dl
AST 61 H Ref# 10-40 U/L
ALT 107 H Ref# 9-46 U/L
LD ... (2 replies)
... My son just got the results of his recent labs and they have me scared. He is 36 and has a history of Pancreatitis, Lyme Disease, HBP (155/110 avg), High heart rate - highest recorded 175.
I'm hoping that I can get some input on what could be going on. He has been without insurance for almost a year and so no meds. He just got some help from the county, but he is limited... (5 replies)
... bill is very much spot on, and ggt is very sensitive to alcohol so your test results will be a bit of a red flag about your drinking. ... (3 replies)
... habits, and see if you truly drink moderately, or if you have some red flags that indicate problem drinking. You may get turned down, and I would make sure your GGT is back to normal before you apply to another company. You can get just that test repeated on your own, before any life insurance blood work is done again. ... (3 replies)
... I was back to normal GGT in 30 days, and unfortunately, relapsed shortly after discontinuing my meds. ... (3 replies)
... I am looking for some advice after getting results back on a life insurance test last week. The GGT level was 248. I am a moderate drinker and we went out to a party the sat night before the Monday afternoon test. ... (3 replies)
... I just read my blood test results from the community Health Fair that came in the mail while I was out of town the last week. They showed I had "High" levels in 3 tests that point to liver issues, as best I can tell. Here they are:
GGT of 207 (3-85 is normal)
AST (SGOT) is 87 (10-35 is normal)
ALT (SGPT) is 94 (9-60 is normal)
My on-line research indicates that the ratio... (0 replies)
... Hi -
Even if your sweetheart has cirrhosis, IF he will get help and stop drinking NOW - then his liver may eventually and sufficiently recover for him to have a reasonably normal life. Assuming that there is nothing else (such as a hepatitis virus) contributing to his liver damage, then by completely removing alcohol - and with positive dietary and lifestyle changes, the... (7 replies)
... ALT 24 AST 23 and GGT 36. Are these OK readings? ... (1 replies)
... bit and so was my GGT. Ofcoursei freaked out as i do and i work in ER so asked a few Doctor collegues what the result meant and they teased me !! the level of my GGT was 71. I thought it was high but the Docs said it wasnt high just very slightly raised !! ... (0 replies)
... Hi BillinSD, thank you for your reply, they only gave us the numbers on AST, ALP & the GGT, I didn't know anything about a ALT. I've talked to him about stopping and he has it in his head that he has cirrhosis and there is no need to stop now even though he had me to read off the symptoms. I told him he needs to go to the doctor to find out whats going on and he won't go, so I... (7 replies)
... The GGT is a great indicator of current inflammation, but a poor indicator of total damage... ... (7 replies)
... ly eat any food. He recently tried to get life insurance and the nurse came out and took his blood. We got the results back and his AST is 119, ALP is 72 and the GGT is 596. He won't go to a doctor and I'm scared he has cirrhosis of the liver with the GGt being so high. ... (7 replies)
... Hi All,
Firstly apologises for the repeat post from the Kidney Board but as my symptoms are concerning the liver and the kidneys I thought I should put this in both.
I just wonder if anyone could help me,
In April this year so 5 months ago I went to my doctor due to low mood and stress. The doctor did a routine blood test due to me not eating a lot at the time... (0 replies)
... from my recent blood test I found that I have elevated GGT level which hit more that 560. I didn't really know what this mean.. ... (0 replies)
... Hey all,
Ive just got my doctors results and they said my GGT has risen from 140 to 240, my sodium is also low (they didn't say how much) since my last blood test 3 months ago.
They also didn't say what my other liver and kidney test results were.
They want to do a repeat blood test for
a Liver profile (albumin, billirubin, alanine, aminotranferase, alkaline... (2 replies)