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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fat is also stored energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is locateddeep in the belly under the muscle. Subcutaneous fat is the...
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hepatitis C and St. Johns Wort

Are there any bad effects for people with hepatitis C taking St. John's Wort??...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There is no real effect on hepatitis C. However, St John's Wort is metabolized in the liver and stimulates the p450 system which is responsible for processing many drugs. If the liver is in good shape with hepatitis C there should not be many... Read more »

Hepatitis B or C

Is it concerning of Hepatitis B or C side affect as his ALT=152 with CD4=16?...
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
HBV or HCV infection along with HIV infection can cause additional problems, particularly with medications that are metabolized by the liver.... Read more »

Hepatitis-B

Can Hepatitis-B patient go to gymnasium for heavy work-out (weight lifting etc)and to take more proteins(eating non-veg) to build mussels? Will it load on liver?...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
You should have no problems with a high protein diet,if you have good hepatic function.If the hepatitis B has caused enough damage to decrease the normal functions,as in advanced cirrhosis,a high protein diet may not be well tolerated.A fairly... Read more »

hepatitis and testosterone

DR. DIETERICH:What is the relationship between viral hepatitis/liver disease and reduced testosterone levels? What causes these hormone levels to go down, and in the event of reduced testosterone due to liver diseae, what other endocrinological...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Good question. In general, hepatitis itself does not cause lower testosterone levels, although, HIV does. However if hepatitis becomes severe and causes cirrhosis, testosterone levels decline and estrogen levels go up. The liver metabolizes estrogen... Read more »
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Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »

Co infeccion ( vih/hepatitis C ) elisa 12 meses?

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
En el caso de que el virus de la hepatitis C haya sido adquirido en el mismo riesgo en el cual se adquiere vih, las pruebas de vih y hepatitis C podrian ser negativas hasta los 12 meses.

Se han visto casos en que el VHC examen de anticuerpos no... Read more »

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