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3rd time I post..worried about Cirrhosis! Please...
Feb 15, 2005

I had the Fibrosure (HEP C) test done a year ago while I was on crixivan and combivir for hiv and I was on stage F3 Right after that test (1 yr ago) my Doc switched me to only twice a day Crixivan and added Norvir as a booster so I'd only have to take the meds twice a day

I got the results from the new Fibrosure yesterday and I'm on F4 - Cirrhosis! .80

How accurate is Fibrosure and can the new HIV meds speed up the liver damage?

My CD4 are 964,

Triglycerides 785(!)

AST (SGOT) 37,


Necroinflammant Activity Scoring .52 (A1-A2)

Fibrosis Score F4 Cirrhosis .80

Can the meds I'm taking also increase the Triglycerides?

Thanks so much for your help!

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Yes and yes! You need a real liver biopsy and then you need treatment for HCV! Stop watching and do something! DTD

2nd Treatment Relapser
Do I still have virus?

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