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Elevated Liver Enzymes And Hiv Antibody Test

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HIV positive, elevated liver enzymes

I'm HIV positive since January 2008, currently not on treatment. Today during my routine blood work my liver enzyme values came back somewhat high, ALT 62, AST 47. My hbv and hcv serologies were negative as of September 2008. My doctor...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your ALT and AST are only mildly elevated. Liver function tests can be mildly elevated from various medications. I think your doctor is right on top of things to be asking regarding any risk behaviors so this is excellent. I would certainly get... Read more »

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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 »

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?
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LIVER ENZYME LEVELS

Posted by steelah343, 1 Reply
I just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.

Again, I'm not certain... Read more »

are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes of... Read more »