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Fatty Liver And Hiv

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fatty liver and HIV

Both my parents died of cancer near the age of 40. My father died of Liver cancer. I have fatty liver, possibly a side effect of my HIV treatment. I've been poz 10 yrs. Am I more likely to get liver cancer than others?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Liver cancer can be related to a primary cancer somewhere else. Sometimes liver cancer is the primary cancer and it is caused by hepatitis B or hepatitis C. I would simply make sure you have been tested for those two viruses. Fatty liver is common... Read more »

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oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Anyone got any ideas?

I've been suffering terrible stomach pains, indigestion, after eating anything with even the smallest amount of fat or oil in it.

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dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore.

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Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Yet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.

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