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... if i am recalling right, that GGT is usually not a normal standard part of the basic hepatic panel when ordered, its like an "add on" test the doc would ask for? ... (3 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)
... no chicken, no egg, no beef etc. Net weight 152lb. Height 5ft.8in. I have been veg whole my life. I used to drink wine or beer moderately like once or twice in a MONTH. ... (0 replies)

... ing numerous blood tests my liver enzymes have been coming back raised. I had another blood test and its come back high, i have got to have another blood test in a months time to see if its still high, i dont know what my dr plans to do if it is, but does it matter if it keeps coming back high. ... (1 replies)
... epped to do that GGT as well since as i mantioned above, and also i did a double look at ALLLLLL my sons and my liver labs agin too just to double check, andthat GGT IS most definitely an 'add on" type test, unless your particular doc actually jusdt routinwely adds this into all HIS hepatic panesl,ya know what i mean? ... (3 replies)
... beers, sometimes a fiew shots of vodka. ... (0 replies)
... Doctor said this test is not reliable! I do not remember what the reason was. One week later after the above test, I had the following test. ... (3 replies)
... The red blotchy face thing is also known as "Asian Flush" as many Asians metabolize alcohol differently due to a genetic issue. Alcohol is first metabolized into a chemical called "Acetaldehyde", and acetaldehyde is then broken down by a different enzyme into harmless substances. ... (12 replies)
... Alcoholic Fatty Liver" is the normal consequence of consuming alcohol to excess in young people. It's fairly universal in drinkers with your described level of consumption, and completely reversible, provided you modify your lifestyle towards healthy "adult" alcohol consumption patterns. ... (6 replies)
... It mostly came back ok but my protein was up a tiny 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)
... the one thing that i just DO highly doubt in your particular situation AND the mere fact that you DID indeed quit drinking, is that you would be treated anything less than the human being you are. ... (28 replies)
... my son had this one and only one on his upper cheek,right below his L eye for years, that we had NO clue as to what this lil sucker was or even why it was there. even his actual ped doc did not appeear to ahve a clue either. ... (28 replies)
... red meat and the higher protein in it that will eventually break down to actual ammonia is THAT problem. ... (28 replies)
... Can anyone tell me if the readings below are ok, or a bit too high and what it might mean. ... (4 replies)
... Nessie, I am so sorry to hear about your bed sore!! gheesh... what a let down as you are starting to really feel good!! What are they going to do for you? ... (69 replies)
... Well, I'm considering it as a possibility because I have felt like hell for the last 3 years, and My testosterone levels have bottomed out and almost every cause of low Testosterone levels have been ruled out except for liver and kidney problems. The reason my T levels are so low is because of a very low SHBG protein level, which I believe is produced in the liver, and this... (4 replies)
High liver enzymes
Aug 22, 2002
... atty liver, and the thing that scares me, is that I am reading how fatty liver in and of itself seems to be realtively harmless, but that if the underlying cause is not reversed, then it can go on to a more dangerous form of fatty liver. I don't know if I should have a biopsy or not. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for the update! If they said it doesn't look like cancer, then that certainly sounds like a good thing! From my understanding things look very different on ultrasounds, so a fatty nodule or something else benign would make sense. ... (11 replies)
... I'll definitely keep you updated with my results as well, but don't expect to hear anything until my appointment on January 25th. If you get a chance in speaking with your doctor, it would be interesting to know which enzymes you have elevated and by how much. ... (11 replies)
... mine is not to far off that level. ... (5 replies)


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