Hypertension - lab test SGPT 126-What does high SGPT mean?

Eric De Guzman
is a Manager in the Philippines

Nagpacheck up po ako yesterday ng aking hypertension, meron lang po ako hindi naklaro sa aking doktor regarding sa result ng labtest ko na SGPT is 126 ang naintindihan ko lang po is sa liver po ito, 31 yrs old po ako at di nman umiinom ng alak. Ano po ba ang ibig sabihin ng ganitong result


Question: I had a medical check up yesterday because of my hypertension. There was something that I forgot to ask for clarification from my doctor regarding the lab test result. My SGPT is 126. From what I understand, this has something to do with my liver. I'm 31 years old. But I don't drink alcohol. What does this SGPT result mean?

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Dr. Jen Cruz
is a Medical expert in United States
Ang kadalasang normal range of values for SGPT ay mga 7 to 56 units per liter of serum. Mga maaaring causes ng mataas ng SGPT ay viral hepatitis B and C, fatty liver, certain hepatotoxic drugs, at autoimmune liver diseases. Please get yourself evaluated from a gastroenterologist.

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Dr. Jen Cruz

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