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Thanks I will type now My lft shows GGTP value as 169 and all other parameters are ok what does this mean and which medicine should I take for cure

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

No I take only BP medicine Telma H - 1 daily

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Not exactly my KFT is also normal. I am not diabetic. My Hb1Ac is 5.7 I am thelasemia minor

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
thats it.
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Please provide some additional information.

Alcohol and smoking intake?

Are you overweight?

Any symptoms of pain abdomen, tenderness, nausea, vomiting?

Fat-rich diet?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
smoking never. Alcohol yes.I think I am over weight as I weigh almost 98 Kgs. Age is 53 yrs. I am a male. No other feeling currently. And not fat rich diet also
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.
As per your description, this is a moderate elevation of GGT and suggests some sort of liver injury.

Alcoholism is the common cause of elevated GGT.

Hence, avoidance of alcohol is very important.

To better assess the liver damage, you need a liver ultrasound and as you are overweight so the Fatty liver can be another possible cause.

The damage is usually reversible over few weeks of alcohol abstinence.

Weight loss is essential in your case.

Avoid any painkillers.

On its own GGT levels can be higher in the following scenarios:

Diabetes
Hypertension also.

So a complete clinical correlation is required.

Eat fat-free diet.

Maintain a good hydration.

Do regular exercises.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Should I take some medicine for this
Doctor: Onlinedoc, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Thank you for replying back.

No specific medicine is required.

A liver tonic can be helpful if you have any symptoms.

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