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Elevated Creatinine And Hepatitis

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Elevated creatinine levels

The results of my last set of labs showed elevated creatinine levels. In March my creatinine levels were 1.50 and three months later it is up to 1.80. My doctor had my levels re-tested with the same results, 1.80. My viral load is undetectable...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The tenofovir in Truvada can definitely impact renal function over time in some patients so switching off tenoovir to abacavir in HLA B5701 negative patients is one option often considered. Removing other renal toxic drugs, a consultation with a... Read more »

Elevated creatinine levels

I refer to my previous question of Jan 23 where i mistakenly referred to creatinine as creatine. My... Read more »

Elevated creatinine 1.6

I seroconverted in August 2008, started meds in December 2009 with CD4 count at 418 and vl at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elevated Prevalence of HIV and Viral Hepatitis in Men Injecting Anabolic Steroids

According to Dr. Vivian Hope of Public Health England, the injection of image-and performance-enhancing drugs is rising in England and Wales, and his research indicates that this use of injection may also be a route for men to acquire blood-borne... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia's Health Service Struggling to Cope With High Rates of Hepatitis

The country of Georgia is struggling with high rates of hepatitis C. The official statistics show that 200,000 of its people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which translates to 6.7 percent of the population compared to 2.5 percent of... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Skeletal Muscle Toxicity and Raltegravir

Prompted by higher rates of grade 3/4 creatinine kinase (CK) in registrational studies for raltegravir, and rare cases of rhabdomyolysis, Frederick Lee from St Vincent's, Sydney and colleagues looked at differences in muscle toxicity in 318 HIV... Read more »

As Medicare Covers Hepatitis C Testing for At-Risk Americans, New Challenges Arise

All individuals born from 1945 through 1965, as well as people who fit the definition of "high risk" for hepatitis C (HCV) infection, will have the costs of HCV screening covered by Medicare, according to an announcement from the U.S. Centers for... Read more »
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Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
Hello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes.

Posted by Mark100, 1 Reply
Hey guys I just have a question regarding elevated liver enzymes. I contracted hiv in early December of last year and ever since my liver enzymes have been elevated. I don't drink except the occasional drink on the weekends, I don't smoke or do... Read more »

Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »