May 10, 2008
Dear Dr. McGovern, After recent bloodtests my total cholesteral was 295,much higher than results of 2006. As im trying anxiously to rule out Hep B Or C ,from the symptoms im experiencing,is it true that Hepetitis can cause increased cholesterol? Thanks for calming my fears in previous responses. I wish you good health and good luck forever. Carlos
Response from Dr. McGovern
Actually, hepatitis C has been reported in association with low cholesterol levels in recent reports.
I would get a full fasting lipid profile to look at your triglycerides as well. If these remain high your physician will be discussing diet and exercise and potentially medications.
how can you?
HCV and HIV
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