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Elevated Creatinine And Hepatitis

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Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including
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Elevated creatinine 1.6

I seroconverted in August 2008, started meds in December 2009 with CD4 count at 418 and vl at 45,000. I'm taking Isentress/Truvada. My labs in May, and most recently in August, both showed an elevated creatinine level of 1.6. My doctor has never...
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
I agree with your doctor's plan. It would be helpful to know if your level prior to starting meds was say 0.8, as opposed to 1.4. The former would make tenofovir (in truvada) a more likely cause. I don't think I would do anything more just yet,... Read more »

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
It seems that you are obtaining a good result from your therapy in terms of CD4 count improvement and viral suppression. I agree with your concerns about your liver function tests. However, I do think it is okay to continue for now as long as you... Read more »

Switching Regimens Because of Side Effects

My doctor and I are thinking of changing regimens from Kaletra/Combivir to Reyataz/Truvada and I wanted a second view from you. In particular, I wanted to confirm that I'm appropriately evaluating the side effects that I might be facing on this...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...your previous crixivan problems, but you will need to have your renal function followed closely. Finally, your question about hepatitis B is difficult to assess. I would need to know more about the status of your blood tests. Nevertheless, it... Read more »

Elevated creatinine levels

I refer to my previous question of Jan 23 where i mistakenly referred to creatinine as creatine. My latest blood test showed a level of 1.3mg/dl which is above the range of 0.6-1.2. I am on Tenofovir, efavirenza and 3tc and this elevated level has...
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
That level is just a hair outside the normal range. I would not be that concerned about it now. However, I would continue to have your kidney function monitored on a routine basis. Read more »
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Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...counts. This should mean staying healthier longer. Truvada has not been tested in people under 18 years old and people who have hepatitis B infection. They should not take Truvada without careful discussion with their health care provider. Some... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

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... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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Tenofovir (Viread)

...extremely low levels, and increase your CD4 cell counts. This should mean staying healthier longer. Tenofovir may also help control Hepatitis B. However, Hep B got much worse in some people who were taking tenofovir and then stopped taking it.... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

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...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

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hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

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...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos 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 »