|hiv and sgpt
Mar 27, 2005
Doctor, does a higher level of SGPT and higher level of Leukocyte have anything to do with an HIV infection. The reason i ask this is because i had an unsafe sex on December 05,2004 but have got blood testing done since. the latest one was on March 12,2005. which is after more than 90 days. What do you suggest i do. thanks
Response from Dr. McGovern
One of your liver enzymes is elevated. I don't know if that was the case before December 2004, but if we assume that this is new, you may need testing for hepatitis B and C. Both viral forms of hepatitis can be transmitted sexually, although B is transmitted this way much more commonly than C.
As for HIV testing, you should finish the routine testing for HIV - not because your SGPT or your white count is elevated. That does not raise my concerns.
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