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I have a low sgot count of 9. what could cause this?
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96938 tn?1189803458
sgot is also referred to as AST. The normal range for this reading is in the neighborhood of 3 - 50.  Gotta like a 9.
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96938 tn?1189803458
More of a definition:

SGOT: Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, an enzyme that is normally present in liver and heart cells. SGOT is released into blood when the liver or heart is damaged. The blood SGOT levels are thus elevated with liver damage (for example, from viral hepatitis) or with an insult to the heart (for example, from a heart attack). Some medications can also raise SGOT levels. SGOT is also called aspartate aminotransferase (AST).

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179856 tn?1333550962
A nice normal low count like that is a good thing.  Mine were in the 200s before I started treatment Be happy!
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