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have you done the other liver function tests?
only normal blood test + ggt
my dr said that its from alcohol
and i think he said if the rate 195 dint come back to normal he will do the other tests
im so worried
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well, 195 is certainly high
and its due to your alcohol consumption
are you there now?
i stoped alcohol since friday
as i was saying, this high figure is due to alcohol
ggt is very specific for alcohol
but do not worry, it is really not too high
i have seen it go as high as 400 or 500
it is very good that you have stopped the alcohol
if its came down till next week .. thats mean im fine ?
that is the best step that you could have taken
yes, it should come down by next week
and that will mean that you have recovered well
however i would advise that you have a full panel liver function test
so can i little drink alcohol after that ?
do all the liver enzyme tests
and also an ultrasound of the liver
it is best not to drink alcohol at all
but that may not be always practical
the advise is not to exceed two drinks a day
you can stick to this or lower than this but only after your doctor allows you to do so
i would advise
stop drinking completely till the next test
i will stop till the next test
after that you can ask your doctor whether you can have an occassional drink and if so how much
thats good, do that
should i worry dr ?
i cant sleep even ?
also besides cutting down on alcohol, you should also control your diet
do not have heavy fried foods
im doing that dr
take healthy foods like natural foods - fruits and vegetables, without too much oil
then i am sure you will recover well
dont worry about this, you are not in such a serious condition
it is good that this was detected early, you can now hope for full recovery
its common dr with alcohol drinkers?
yes, very common
ggt is one of the first indicators to go up in alcohol drinking
recovery means the rate comes down to normal ?
yours is not too high and so you have a very good chance of recovery
yes, by recovery i mean the rate coming down to normal
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any further questions?
no thank you dr
glad to help
Hope this shows you the way forward - wish you good health and a quick recovery.
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i hope so.. thanx
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