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Alt Enzyme Elevated And Hepatitis

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Elevated liver enzymes, sustiva or hepatitis C?

Dear Doctor, after being on sustiva/truvada for almost three months my HIV viral load is undetectable and CD4 increased from 329 to 440. This looks good but my concern is elevated liver enzymes ALT 124 and AST 160. My doctor ordered hepatitis...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...okay to continue for now as long as you have no symptoms of right upper quadrant pain, nausea, or vomiting. Sometimes liver enzymes may temporarily increase and then decline as the same medication is taken. Careful follow-up is key. Your liver... Read more »

Elevated sat and alt levels

Recent HIV diagnosis in the last 10 days with symptoms of the acute stage of infection just... Read more »

Exercise & raised liver enzymes

My CPK levels were particularly high at my last blood count. My alt & ast were also elevated. Is... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...liver health. Sometimes the ALT test is used to see if treatment is improving liver function. This test used to be called serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase or SGPT. AST (aspartate aminotransferase) . It is usually used with the ALT test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...doctor identify specific health problems. Laboratory tests include: ALT (alanine aminotransferase), formerly called serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase or SGPT);used with the AST test to detect liver disease. AST (aspartate... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding Hepatitis

... Table of Contents Introduction Your Liver Symptoms and Long-Term Effects Diagnosing Hepatitis What Can You Do? References Introduction Hepatitis is a general name for an inflammation, or swelling, of the Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...mitochondrial toxicity, the mitochondria are damaged and lactic acid is not broken down. This can cause levels of lactic acid to become elevated. If these levels become too high, a rare, but serious condition called lactic acidosis can occur. ... Read more »
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HIV/HCV

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
...of the office for the next 3 weeks and our PCP is well.....a PCP. I can access the most of his test results on line. His Hepatitis viral load is 244,000, it was posted last night. I don't have a baseline to compare with. I don't think he's... Read more »

13 semanas Elisa Negativo pero Hepatitis A??

Posted by Jc82, 3 Replies
...resultados a las 13 semanas de mi situacion de riesgo (Sexo vaginal sin proteccion con una persona de serologia desconocida): hepatitis AigC= Positivo hepatitis (A) IgM (fase aguda)= Negativo Hepatitis B= Negativo Hepatitis C= Negativo... Read more »

PLEASE HELP ME KIND PEOPLE

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...such a difference?. my exposure was in june/july01. ive had a lot of neg tests including dna pcr (may 02) BDNA VIRAL LOAD LIVERENZYMES ARE RAISED.IE ALT,8GT. I HAD ANOTHER RAPID TEST TODAY(15MINS RESULT,NEG). MAYBE IM ONE OF THESE PEOPLE THAT... Read more »

symptoms but still negative

Posted by joe_swiss, 2 Replies
...from 499 to 560 and now, at week 22, down to 460. My CD4:CD8 ratio changed from 1.4 to 1.3 and now to 1.27. I also have/had elevated liver values (e.g. ALT around 57, bilirubin was constantly around 25, QUICK slightly too low, PTT/BCS slightly... Read more »