|very very high SGOT and SGPT
May 29, 2005
I'm so worried for 2 weeks ago, last 2 weeks, I got a fever. So, I took some paracetamol and rest. After that, I still have a fever but didn't take more medicine. But I came to the doctor for blood testing and got the result of a little higher in white blood cell. This week, I've no fever but I've some symptoms like hepatitis: dark urine, jaundice and many more. so Yesterday, i did the blood test again and the result is no hepatitis A, B and C. But my SGOT is very very high about 357 and SGPT about nearly 300 and another one (that i forgot the name already is also very higher than normal) and i've pus in my throat that is very hurt. So, I couldn't eat much and also my body is very weak. So, what should I do and also what's wrong with me? So, please give me some suggestion because in Thailand there is no expert related to this kind of illness.
Thank you in advanced.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Yes I agree with your concern about your liver function tests. Unfortunately, there is such a wide group of possible reasons including: 1. medication effect 2. viral hepatitis from viral hepatitis A,B,C 3. hepatitis from a systemic illness
I hope you can get to Bangkok where I know there are some excellent infectious disease doctors. One physician who stands out as absolutely top notch is Wichai Techasathit.
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