Does Accutane Blood Work Check For Hepatitis
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Brown UniversityIt sounds as though you are getting wonderful care for your hepatitis B virus infection. The goal of your medication is to stop the hepatitis B virus in the liver cells from making more/new hepatitis B viruses. The medication is working as your... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineI wouldn't base my decision not to test on normal liver function tests. Patients with hepatitis C CAN have normal liver tests. However, if you were found not to have any virus in your blood, then that is extremely reassuring. You can't... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineYou will need to discuss this further with your own personal physician to be certain that I am interpreting your tests correctly - the way they are coming across in this format is unclear to me.It appears that your surface Antigen and your surface... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Crazy Nutcase,1.Regarding the hickey question, I've responded to similar concerns in the past. The brief answer is "no HIV risk." You can read more in the archives.2.A three-month test is indeed considered to be conclusive. Whether... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesIm currently on Accutane (very strong acne medication) and ive been on it for about 4 months. Ever since I started using it my lips have been very dry and i sometimes even have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get... Read more »
Posted by cm82391, 1 ReplyWent to the doc Monday after routine blood draw.
pretty standard, I had gone from undetectable back to "detectable" last time so this time I was back under so that was a relief.
Although, my last labs were 860 and this time they were 751. Is this a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI work for an AIDS service organization answering HIV-related health questions. This one has stumped me: A woman called to report that she first tested HIV-positive in December 1999 after having a negative test in May 1999. She had two viral load... Read more »
Posted by RL9141, 4 RepliesToday- I went for my first round of lab work before my first appointment with the specialist. The blood work was a horrible experience. 7 vials of blood- I got sick, sweaty, almost passed out. It was horrible. Does this ever get better? Is the blood... Read more »
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