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Does A High Alt Level Always Mean Hepatitis

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Does high ALT & AFP mean Liver Cancer?

I has diagnosed with Hep C many decades ago. My ALT level is 165 and now I've just told my AFP is 137. I am scheduled for a CT Scan. I do have a problem with Alcohol. My average intake in a week would be a litre of wine. What is the probability...
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
It is possible, but a liver scan and/or biopsy may be necessary to confirm the diagnosis.... Read more »

ALP, AST (SGOT), ALT(SGPT) level very high in my 2 years old son.

my 2 years old son was infected hep B from his mom since birth. Last month I took him to get the... Read more »

High ALT Levels

I have high ALT levels around the 300 mark. I am HCV negative and already got my shots for HBV in... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

In recent years, a lot has been written about hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in people who also have HIV (co-infection). HCV is a significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of... Read more »

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Hepatitis C Cases Reach Record Levels in Lothians

Hepatitis C diagnoses in the Lothians hit a record high last year, though health experts say this indicates that government-led awareness and testing efforts are effective. "We welcome the increase, because it shows that the action plan is... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

High Viral Load Levels in Young People Newly Linked With HIV Care in the U.S.

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap . An article in NAM aidsmap reported on a new study, published in the journal " AIDS ," that showed young men who have sex with men (MSM) have viral loads that point to a high transmission rate. Researchers... Read more »
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Does HIV postive really mean anything?

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High "Lactate" level help....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My lactate level ranges from 2.0 to 5.9 during the past 3 yrs (taken every two to three months), do I need to be concerned? (I'm feeling well otherwise)


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High VL/High CD4: what to do?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »