Fatty Liver And Hepatitis

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hepatitis B and Fatty liver

I'm a 38-year-old man. In 2006, I was diagnosed with Hepabitis B and Fatty liver.My test results were as follows: 01/2006-------HBsAg: PositiveAST (SGOT): 39reference [
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I personally think you should consider a liver biopsy. Hepatitis B is NOT associated with fatty liver although hepatitis C is. If you have evidence of high triglycerides, mild high blood pressure, high insulin levels or high cholesterol, Read more »

Link between Hepatitis B infection and fatty liver

Hello Dr McGovern,I have a question regarding the relationship between chronic Hep B infection and... Read more »

Hepatitis B a cause of Fatty Liver?

I was diagnosed with Hepatitis B since 1993 and recently diagnosed with fatty liver. Can we say... Read more »
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Common in HAART-Experienced Patients; Several HIV- and Antiretroviral-Related Factors May Play Role

...over Italy to have a metabolic risk profile [taken]. The study I'm presenting here is entitled, "Evolution of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [NAFLD] in HIV-Infected Patients: Incidence, Characteristics, and Predictors." 1 Giovanni... Read more »
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Mitochondrial Toxicity

...in different parts of the body. We know that MT can cause muscle weakness in people taking AZT. It is probably the cause of "fatty liver" (hepatic steatosis) and high levels of lactic acid that can be caused by all of the nukes. Unfortunately,... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...often than men. These include: Gallstones Biliary cirrhosis (bile duct damage) Autoimmune liver diseases Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Hepatic adenomas (liver tumors) Women tend to develop alcohol-related liver disease, particularly... Read more »
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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...mitochondria. Liver isn't working properly: NRTIs can cause the liver to become fatty, acondition called hepatic steatosis. A fatty liver doesn't work well and can'tbreak down lactate efficiently. It is a rare side effect of the NRTIs,... Read more »