Are Fatty Liver And Neuropathy Related
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Stanford University, School of MedicineIt is probably not related to the HIV regimen you are currently taking. It is more associated with protease inhibitors. The diagnosis is best made by liver biopsy, but is inferred from imaging studies like ultrasound or CT scans based on the density... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSerious /life threatening liver problems seen in HIV+ patients are generally due to viral hepatitis (B and/or C) or alcohol/other drug related problems. There may be a modest role for HIV in worsening fatty liver problems that may be somewhat... Read more »
Duke University Medical CenterAt this point, it is difficult to conclude that specific NRTI's are more likely to cause fatty liver. Most investigators believe that fatty liver is related to the mitochondrial toxicities of these drugs, and in the future this may help in... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineLiver cancer can be related to a primary cancer somewhere else. Sometimes liver cancer is the primary cancer and it is caused by hepatitis B or hepatitis C. I would simply make sure you have been tested for those two viruses. Fatty liver is common... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyYet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi guys, How good to have you out there to share my worries.
After a high risk sexual relation over 3 months ago, I have had a flue on 2 occassions, once after 4 weeks, and then after 10 weeks.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesJust a few queries on HIV related neuropathy.
As I understand it, in most (~99%) cases it is the meds that cause neuropathy in HIV infected individuals and not the disease itself. I have also read, however, that peripheral neuropathy can occur very... Read more »
Posted by Pos_in_Thailand, 2 RepliesHi,
I wish everyone well and say thanks to those taking the time to read my inquiry.
I was wondering if any of you are dealing with or have been diagnosed with neuropathy? If so, would you mind sharing what your symptoms are or have been, and if... Read more »
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