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Elevated Liver Enzymes And Testing

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alt tests high liver enzymes

could high liver enzymes be a factor in being hiv positive, i was tested at a plasma center and permantly rejected because of alt tests, they said it was not hiv but i still worry.
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
...Although elevated liver enzymes can transiently be present during acute HIV infection, this does not occur in all people. It also does not persist in Read more »

high liver count

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Elevated liver enzymes on atripla

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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...healthy Storing nutrients from the foods you eat Breaking down drugs and alcohol Removing waste from your blood Producing enzymes and bile that help you digest food Making proteins needed by the immune system to help your body resist... Read more »
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... Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Liver function These tests help measure how well your liver is working. Some of the testsmeasure liver enzymes such as alanine transaminase (ALT or SGPT), aspartatetransaminase (AST or SGOT), and alkaline phosphatase (ALP).... Read more »
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Chemistry Panel

... Chemistry (Chem) Screen The Electrolytes Kidney Function Tests Liver Function Tests Other Blood Chemistry Tests For More Information Chemistry (Chem) Screen A large part of your laboratory 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 Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i just tested positve today guys after the nightmares i have had about it....;( i didnt have any symptoms at all just a thought in my head Read more »


Posted by belfastNI, 2 Replies
...i have just tested 5 months post exposure - tested neg at 8 & 13 weeks, but had lots of symptoms and elevated ALT liver enzymes. Hope this has all been caused by some other virus - will get results on wednesday - praying that everything will... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey uhoh,The pain in my side is the exact same as yours it moves around to but its mostly at the bottom of my ribs right side and at the back at bottom of right ribs.Whatever we got im sure when one of us finds out we both will.All the best... Read more »