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Autoimmune Hepatitis Complications

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Autoimmune Hepatitis and HIV

Hello,I am HIV+ detected 4-5 months ago, with good Cd4 over 700 and quite low viral. No treatment in this moment. Checking my blood test i got very low level of platelets (around 33000 last time) and quickly decreasing, plus high level of AST/ALT...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This is quite a complicated question. First, you will want to talk to your doctor about whether a liver biopsy is warranted to get more information about possible autoimmune hepatitis and whether you should be seen by a liver specialist. There are... Read more »

autoimmune hepatitis

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Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need... Read more »
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AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE AND TESTING RESULTS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you had an autoimmune disorder and didnt know it and you tested 18 weeks post exposure could your results still be negative? I've heard that if you had an autoimmune disorder it wouldn't cause a negative but either an intermediate or false... Read more »

Autoimmune disease

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Is an overgrowth of yeast considered an autoimmune disease which could delay a positive hiv result?
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Allergies autoimmune disease?

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Are allergies considered autoimmune diseases and therefore push back the window period? I seem to have allergies right now (dust bothering me BIG TIME never before) and tested negative @ 205 days. Should I be worried? I also read in the forum that... Read more »

H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

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