|Gamma GT results
Mar 23, 2014
Hello, I have been monitoring my bloodwork and results and have a concern with my Gamma GT results. Today my ALT was @ 95 since the last test of 107 and the AST is 47 VS 52. My Gamma GT however is increasing over time. It is at 389 and keeps going up. I had slowed down on my alcohol consumption and worry it will get worse. About 3 months ago I started Crestor for my Cholesterol as my previous result was 7.18 and today it is at 4.92. My Triglycerides was 5.65 and is now at 2.76. I think the Crestor is helping in this area but I am concerned with my Gamma. My last CD4 count was at 410, CD8 cells absolute were at 830. I am taking Truvada and Viramune as part of my daily regime. Any insights you can give on my results would be so helpful in my understanding.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Alcohol, Crestor, Viramune, and Truvada could all be associated with liver enzyme elevation. The solution could involve further reduction in alcohol consumption, a change in your cholesterol lowering or HIV medicines, or both.
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