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Hep C And Fatty Liver Disease

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fatty liver vs hep c

i used to wt 149, ht 5ft 4' and after contracting hep c in 2000... today, I wt 220lb, will this cause futher damage of accelurate my hep c condition with cirrosis to the liver? if so, I don't have the energy to work out at this time, what is wrong...
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
The weight gain in and of itself won't necessarily affect the HCV infection, but the resultant potential for high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, among other medical problems could certainly affect liver function. You need to discuss the... 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 »
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 »
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 »
AIDSinfo

Lactic Acidosis

...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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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share 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 »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »