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Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Disease

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inflammated liver test

Hi-I recently went to the doctor to get a routine checkup and blood work and the results came back fine except for the fact that I had some liver inflammation. So doctor asked me if id ever had hepatitis. I never have. Now I had another blood test...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...abnormal liver function tests you will want full evaluation for unusual liver diseases such as hemochromatosis, Wilson's disease, alpha 1 antitrypsin - but again the most likely is steatohepatitis also referred to as NASH. Also review all your... Read more »

inquiring about possible hep b and c

my husband at the age of 10 yrs had hep A now at 30 yrs he is having abnormal blood tests his GGT... Read more »

JAMA article on virus inhibitory peptide

I happened to see a short article in a May issue of JAMA about a natural peptide found in human... Read more »
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Peptide in Human Semen May Enhance Infectiousness of HIV

...reason it has been used as a semen marker. Reporter #2: In your presentation this morning you showed that you could modify alpha-1 antitrypsin to get a small peptide, and modify it to enhance its possibility to block the virus. Did you, or are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...different influenza viruses (for example, the first time with 2009 H1N1 and the second time with a regular seasonal flu virus. Most rapid tests cannot distinguish which influenza virus is responsible for the illness. And, 2.Influenza tests can... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Osteoporosis Protect Your Bones ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? What Is Normal Kidney Function? How Do I Know if There Are Problems With My Kidneys? What Are The Risk Factors For Kidney Disease? HIV Medications and the Kidneys Dialysis and Kidney... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

Posted by snake
Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »