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I have had mildly elevated liver enzymes (SGOT & SGPT & LDH) since about 1 or 2 years now, and more specifically since I had dengue fever in 2014. Not long after the dengue episode, they were noticed to be above their normal value at around 180 U/L or so I believe, and then eventually dropped and started to fluctuate between 40 U/L and 75 U/L (i.e. SGOT & SGPT).
Two months ago, my SGOT was 54 U/L and my SGPT was 42 U/L, but now they values are 47 U/L and 74 U/l, respectively. My LDH, Gamma-Glutamyl Transpeptidase (GGT), and alkaline phosphatase (ALP) are all within normal ranges, with GGT and ALP having always been in their respective normal ranges. My Direct Bilirubin is at 0.4 mg/dL (i.e. normal range is <0.3), and my Total Bilirubin is at 1.0 (i.e. normal range is <1.1).
As far as I am aware, I have no clinical symptoms associated with pathologies linked to the liver. I only drink very occasionally, even though I drunk a lot between the age of 14 and 21 (i.e. weekend and holidays). My liver functions were always normal at that time if I remember well, however.
My doctor would like me to see a specialist in order to be sure that everything turns around the clock properly, and told me that she does not think at all that I may have a liver/pancreatic cancer or something similar. I am 25 years old caucasian individual who lives in Western Europe by the way.
Anyway, my question is basically could this be something sinister like a cirrhosis or cancer? Would GGT necessarily be elevated if my liver was afflicted by a disease? For those who may know, could dengue fever be the origin of this liver enzymes's chronic elevation after "so many years"?
Any input is very welcome.
All the best to everyone
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