Elevated Alt And Ast Hepatitis

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AST/ALT elevation

I have been on the same HIV treatment regime for 3 years and never had elevated AST and ALT elevations until a month ago when AST came back at 100 and ALT at 227. Is it possible to develop a sudden increase in liver enzymes from HIV meds even though...
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
...unlikely that these enzyme levels would increase suddenly after 3 years without something else going on. Othe medical issues like hepatitis viruses need to be ruled out as well. Read more »

AST=169, ALT=98

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Elevated liver enzymes, sustiva or hepatitis C?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...evaluation for the presence and severity of chronic liver disease. Antiviral therapy is recommended for persons with persistently elevated ALT levels, detectable HCV RNA, and a liver biopsy that indicates either portal or bridging fibrosis or... Read more »
The Body PRO

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

...response to HBV treatment. HDV needs to be ruled out with antibody screening tests (IgM and IgG). In general, individuals with elevated ALT levels, HBeAg positivity, an HBV DNA count greater than 100,000 copies/mL, and/or the presence of necrosis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...to see if your liver is working normally. These "liver function" tests measure the amounts of certain chemicals: bilirubin, AST, and ALT (or SGOT and SGPT). High blood levels can be a sign of hepatitis. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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...albumin). The most common cause of low calcium test results for people with HIV is low protein levels due to malnutrition or wasting. Abnormal calcium levels can indicate digestive problems. Phosphorus , like calcium, is a major component of... Read more »
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