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Aug 17, 2006
... Thanks for the info. Still I don't understand what that means. Another example I can relate to is that my mother had ovarian cancer. Her levels for the CA 125 test were very high. I don't remember the exact number but it was 10's if not 100's of times higher then the normal level. ... (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)
... 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)

... I have been tracking my Lipid, CBC, ANA, HGB, SMAB, Complete metabolic panel, GGT since last 8 years. ... (0 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)
... were that had him do these tests on you in the first place? ... (3 replies)
... I'm not a doctor, but I do know that most doctors wouldn't do a biopsy unless your enzymes where at 3x the normal level. Since yours as you said are only slightly elevated and your ultrasounds are normal, it may be nothing to worry about. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the update! If they said it doesn't look like cancer, then that certainly sounds like a good thing! ... (11 replies)
... in speaking with your doctor, it would be interesting to know which enzymes you have elevated and by how much. My doctor mentioned that a few points outside of normal they don't worry about. ... (11 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)
... red meat and the higher protein in it that will eventually break down to actual ammonia is THAT problem. ... (28 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)

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