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Thank you. I have a serious issue with alcoholism....My

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Thank you.
I have a serious issue with alcoholism....My Latest blood and liver test showed tricilides cholesterol at 3.6%.....But i am more worried about the liver test where the enzymes record showed 95%....My doctor said it should be 55%.
My hospital consultant is not to worried as he says its still within the tolerance range.
Is part of my liver Destroyed....I have no adverse systems.
Kindly reply.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this question.are they still in the normal range?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ref
The gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT) blood test measures the level of the enzyme GGT in the blood.
Test carried 0n the 2nd of february showed enzyme level at 95%...As advised the doctor says maximum level should be 65%
However hs is concerned but the hospital consultant is not he says its still within tolerance limits
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Then you are probably still within the normal rangeI recommend an ultrasound of the liver.you probably have some fatty liver disease
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
is fatty liver disease serious to worry about......And most importantly are you concerned about the level of enzymes showing at 95%.
Please give indept reply as this is the last question on the subject.
Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
12/02/2016 01:58
Still Waiting foa Answer.
Please reply
is fatty liver disease serious to worry about......And most importantly are you concerned about the level of enzymes showing at 95%.
Please give indept reply as this is the last question on the subject.
Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
yes, it can be.but you can correct it with weight loss95% is high but still likely in the normal rangewe won't know anything until you do an ultrasound
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
12/02/2016 07:44
Thank you for your reassurance....
Just to confirm these high enzymes are due to excess alcohol...Since i am underweight anyway and only eat once a day...
Do you thing it could be as a result of many other factors and not just alcohol....As said i am a very heavy alcohol drinker....
sorry to trouble you again....
Many thanks
Mr Raja
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
no problem Mr Rajaplease don't forget a positive rating after thisno it is just alcohol related
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