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Can A Liver Profile And Thyroid Profile Give Signs Of Hiv

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important organs
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Alcoholic Liver Disease and HIV

I have recently been diagnosed with two things: alcoholic liver damage (moderate), and HIV. How will my body tolerate the medications? And for how long? Are there any medications for HIV that do not need to go through the liver? Please answer...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Treatment for HIV is very important to slow down liver disease progression. Several studies suggest that suppression of HIV is a good thing for the liver. Many of the newer drugs developed Read more »

Liver Friendly HIV Medications

dear dr. McGovern,Thanks for answering my question. It is very kind of you.About the hiv medications: could you possibly tell me which ones are liver friendly? I have heard that it is very difficult for people with liver problems, and hiv. I am so...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...For persons with HCV or HBV, tenofovir and emtricitabine (eg, Truvada) is a great example of some medications that are "liver friendly". They do not cause mitochondrial toxicity. Truvada also has activity against hepatitis B in those patients... Read more »

Liver & HIV medications

How does medication effect the liver, as the liver filters the medication. After an MRI, the results were that i have Hemangiomas,several on the liver.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...development of hemangiomas (which occur in the general population and are often an incidental finding on MRI/CT scanning of the liver). The effect of HIV meds on the liver depends on which regimen, demographic factors, and other active... Read more »

how to deal with failing liver and hiv

Husband infected with hiv/hepc 1992, diagnosis 2003 with cd4 count around 50 and high viral load, azt to Haart for 15 years. 2003 peg inteferon etc failed, may 2008 taken off hiv meds due to very high liver enzymes. Liver cirhossis revealed. Start...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...knowing his resistance profile. However, I can say that there are certain medications that are usually well-tolerated by the liver - including Truvada (tenofovir and emtricitabine) and Fosamprenavir (when given in doses appropriate for... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that help the body fight off infection. Hep C isa virus that attacks the liver, and can cause liverdamage (cirrhosis), liver failure and liver cancer. Youmight also hear the Hep C virus... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...menstrual periods HIV infection itself Many opportunistic infections related to HIV disease Kidney or bone marrow damage Some thyroid conditions Some drugs that are commonly used to treat HIV and related infections Diagnosis and... Read more »
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Posted by jiffyp20, 5 Replies
...Hi everyone,been laying low since I found out I'm HIV+ I'm not on any HIV meds yet, just thyroid and zoloft but I feel like crap all of the time. No matter what I do, how much or little sleep etc, I still feel like crap Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right side of my neck to hurt, but the elbow problems are new. I... Read more »

liver and spleen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anyone that is hiv positve..........did you experience liver or spleen pain or enlargment? Read more »

Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
...question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore. Read more »