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What is the treatment of high Alkaline Phosphatase and GGT?

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What is the treatment of high Alkaline Phosphatase and GGT? Ap counting is 131 units and GGT137 units?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 8 years ago.


Welcome to Just Answer and thanks for your question. Treatment would depend on what is causing the increased liver enzymes. If it is fatty liver disease, then low-fat diet and exercise. If it is hepatitis, then treatment is for the hepatitis. If it is alcoholic cirrhosis, then refraining from use of alcohol would be the treatment. If it is from overuse of drugs like acetaminophen, then cessation of the drug would be the treatment.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for your information. Her blood count, white cell and neutrophil seg is low? What does it indicate, is their treatment and a connection between the liver count and blood cell count?
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 8 years ago.

Actually you can't diagnose based just on one blood test. Low levels in the CBC may mean anemia, infection, etc. All tests are taken together along with the clinical exam of the patient and the entire medical history. There may be some connection, but you can't tell with such limited information.