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High GOT & GPT in blood test
Hi,
I was wondering if you could help. My husband has just received blood test rsults after a routine blood test.
His GPT is high at104 (it says normal is 5-40) & GOT is also high at 48 (it say normal is 5-39). I have been looking on the net at it seems to be connected with liver disease. The doctor has said he has to stop drinking apart from the occasional beer & also stop fatty foods such as chocolate. He does normally drink but only once a week.  I can understand that he has to stop drinking if its causing liver disease but why no chocolate?
Also he has raised uric acid: 8.3 when it should be 2.4 - 5.7. What is this caused by?
Finally his HDL colesterol is low at 42 when it says normal is 45-75. I see this is to do with the heart.
Are all the above related?
I cant really get more info from the doctor as I live in Spain & my spanish isnt great when it comes to medical terms so I would be greatful if anyone can give me more info.
Thanks in advance
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The alcohol intake can explain all this. Please have him stop. There are other causes of mild liver enzyme elevation. I still put alcohol at the top of the list.
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