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Hepatitis C Alt Levels And Ast Levels

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Ast & Alt Levels

My boyfriend has recebtly been diagnosed with Hepatitis C. I'm Confused because he has never done drugs with needles. His ALT level was 96 and AST was 96. His RNA said it was 3799390. He has high colestral also. Could his results be mistaken...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would not expect a high cholesterol to interfere with these results.You should certainly get tested since hepatitis C can be transmitted through sex, although not commonly. Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes, sustiva or hepatitis C?

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Hepatitis C - Do I need a treatment?

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Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and blood clotting tests. Liver... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Glossary Acute infection: with hepatitis C, this refers to the first six months after infection. Albumin: a protein made by the liver that carries drugs, hormones, and Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

...(CMV, see Fact Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...also associated with liver damage. Unlike Viramune, PIs may cause liver damage at any time. Patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C may be at higher risk for developing liver damage while taking PIs. In addition, HIV-positive people may... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »