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My husbands GGT level is 161, is there a need .

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My husbands GGT level is 161, is there a need for concern. He had it test to obtain life insurance
JA: OK. The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: All his other levels seemed ok, some a little high and one a little low, but nothing off the charts
JA: Anything else I can tell the Doctor before I connect you two?
Customer: He is a heavy drinker, will it go down if he cuts down or stops. Also should he seek his dr? He had a physical in Nov and all seems fine. But he didn't have a GGT test then.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.GGT can go up with heavy alcohol consumption. This suggests some degree of liver damage from drinking. If your husbands stops drinking, within 6 months liver should recover. High fiber diet, milk thistle supplements, vitamin B complex daily should help. His liver test should be repeated after 4 weeks. Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:

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