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Fatty Liver And Hiv

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fatty liver with hiv medicines

hi doctor!how are you??My name is LeeI had hep B,the first Lab (sep/29/06)hepDNA 8.000.000 iu/ml ALT 49 with reference range 2-60AST 26 with reference range 10-50.I take one lamivudin a daily.The secon LAB DNA 2000 iu/mlALT 38ASL 26But the last...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The mild elevation could be simply related to lamivudine - I would not be concerned about this at all.Yes, many patients have fatty liver - but it is usually associated with hepatitis C, diabetes, high cholesterol or triglyceride levels, or... Read more »

fatty liver and HIV

Both my parents died of cancer near the age of 40. My father died of Liver cancer. I have fatty... Read more »

HIV , HCV & Fatty Liver

I had blood test for HIV as Nonreactive at 2.5 months after unprotected sex exposure. My AST is 28,... Read more »
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The Body PRO

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 »
The Well Project

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 »
The Well Project

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 »
AIDSinfo

HIV and Pregnancy

...blood cells), and neutropenia (too few neutrophils). Mitochondrial damage can lead to lactic acidosis and hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) and may also play a role in lipodystrophy (see Lipodystrophy Fact Sheet ). Nucleoside reverse... Read more »
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Scared might be infected with HIV.

Posted by midwesternguy63, 3 Replies
...Gastroentrologist at the end of the week regarding the matter. I mean it could be something else. I fit all the main causes of a fatty liver - drink(or did) hard liquor heavily, blood sugar is running dangerously high, fairly significant weight... Read more »

Blood TEst

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I did a blood test for Heptatitis and also another blood test for fatty liver. I just like to know if HIV + person would have any different results from these tests from a normal person. The two test have Read more »

Still Concerned

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...280 i believe, I have had nausea, and a feeling of not being well, so I had a CT-Scan done, which revealed no tumors, but a "Fatty Liver", I am slightly overwieght, but what can be causing this fatty liver, Hep? or since my tests have been... Read more »

Message To John From London

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear John - I am also in London and am suffering from a range of symptons out to 6 months despite -ve tests. Can u please tell me which clinic you are going to and where you are getting CD4 counts done? Thanks very much Paul Read more »