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Do Liver Enzymes Increase During Acute Hiv

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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 »

drugs and hiv medication

does the casual use of cocaine , meth , etc.slow down the hiv medication treatement ; ie. atripla... Read more »

Fibrosing Cholestatic Hep C Pre-transplant

My husband - HIV, HepC, Hemophilia. Failed peg & ribavirin x2. Recently had acute increase in... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Clinical Guidelines Update: Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected Patients

...are seronegative for HCV but have risk factors for HCV exposure and unexplained liver disease, including increased serum liver enzymes A table has been added that lists the tests for measuring HCV RNA (see Table 1 ) Figure 1. HCV Testing... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat HIV, AIDS

...potentially hazardous tasks such as driving or operating machinery, if they experience these symptoms. Reports of delusions and severe acute depression have also occurred, predominantly in patients with a history of mental illness or substance... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...healthy Storing nutrients from the foods you eat Breaking down drugs and alcohol Removing waste from your blood Producing enzymes and bile that help you digest food Making proteins needed by the immune system to help your body resist... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
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Liver Function

Posted by NYRN, 1 Reply
...I'm taking viread, invirase, didanosine, zidovudine and valtrex and my latest labs indicate high on the liver screens. Has anyone had any liver issues - I don't drink so it's not that! Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...Home > News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B. GLASER, M.D., and SAMWEL O. OYUGI, M.D. Staten Island... 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 »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ulcers, colitis, colon problems, gas, chronic fatigue, aches and pains and many kinds of subtle and nagging health problems. Even acute infections such as the common cold, Epstein Bar Virus, bladder infections, skin eruptions, etc. can be... Read more »