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liver enzymes still increasing
Dec 21, 2003

my liver enzymes are continually increasing--ast from 18 to 112 & alt 17 to 227 in past year. I take combovir & viread , no hep detected. I understand what all the lab tests ARE. Where can one find out how to understand the constantly changing #s, PLEASE dont tell me to ask my doc , he doesnt have the time or inclinanation Thanx

Response from Dr. Holodniy

You don't indicate whether you are on any other meds, or have any other medical conditions. The HIV meds you are on, usually don't result in an increase in levels like that unless something else is going on. However, if everything else is ruled out, a trial off these meds, which results in normalization of these enzymes confirms they are at fault.



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