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Chronic Hepatitis Diagnosis And 6 Months Of Elevated Alt

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Elevated AST, ALT and ALK

can you please help us, we have been getting my sons labs every 3 months but only because I review his copies of his labs do I find out when things our out of wack. three months ago his Doctor said his liver seemed enlarged now these are his labs...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
His liver enzyme numbers were already elevated and are now more so. You don't indicate whether he is taking any other meds (including over the counter stuff). Although syphilis can affect the liver, it is unlikely that after penicillin... Read more »

Elevated ALT/AST help

Are slightly elavated ALT/AST a concern? Over a five month period my results were as follows:ALT... Read more »

Elevated ALT but not AST

I BEEN ON (vIARCEPT 625MG, zERIT 40MG & EPIVIR 150MG) FOR THE PAST 5 YRS SINCE I WAS DIAGNOSIS.... Read more »
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Important Drug Warning: Results of Pharmacokinetic Study in Healthy Volunteers Given Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted HIV Protease Inhibitors May Indicate Clinically Significant Drug Interactions for Patients Coinfected With Chronic Hepatitis C and HIV

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