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Hep C Treatment Alt Ast Normal Level

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HCV Treatment options ALT normal

I have recently been diagnosed with active HepC after donating blood. My present HCV RNA, PCR (copies/ml is 1,020,000 and my HCV RNA, PCR (IU/ml is 379,000. My alt is 29. My GI doctor says that since he will not treat me because people with normal...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Normal ALT does not guarantee the absence of active liver disease. I usually biopsy my patients with normal ALT which often helps guide how aggressive one should be with treatment. Recent data suggests that normal ALT patients respond as well to... Read more »

is this acute or chronic hep-c

I am a health care worker.Back in 1992 I had some mild increase in LFT ALT 60 hepatitis-c antibody... Read more »

HIV and HEPC

I have been told to go to a gastroentologist since my liver enzymes levels are elevated; sgot@43... Read more »
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No longer have HepC!

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I went to my doctor today. My numbers are all amazing. CD4=701, viral load undetectable. And he says that I no longer have HepC. I have never heard of this. I am pleased, don't get me wrong. It's just kinda crazy. I was always told that it... Read more »

Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
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I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
I'm not happy. I have been asking my doctor for ages if I can go on some kind of HIV drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
Hello,

Since a suspicious heterosexual contact with a black prostitute in july 2006, I've experienced EVERY symptom on the HIV ARS-list (except fever) ...
These include :

Urticaria ( after 2 weeks)
Memory loss
Rashes all over my body, including palms... Read more »