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Hepatitis C Antibodies Normal Liver Function

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Hepatitis C not active?

I recently took a medical exam for a police department. The results were mailed to me and in the laboratory findings it said my Hepatitis C test was positive. There are no signs of active infection. What exactly does that mean?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It sounds like your Hepatitis C antibody was positive but your liver function tests were normal.If you have no risk factor for HCV I would recommend another blood test Read more »

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Please help me in my case regarding HCV . I have already informed you that i got HCV PCR -ve after... Read more »

Hello Doctor Barbarathanks in advance for reply

I visited my doctor with symptoms of Jaundice on 14th April 2009. Following are the results of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...liver problems have developed. In persons without symptoms, hepatitis C is often detected during routine blood tests to measure liver function and liver enzyme (protein produced by the liver) level. How serious is chronic hepatitis C? Chronic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

... Chemistry (Chem) Screen The Electrolytes Kidney Function Tests Liver Function Tests Other Blood Chemistry Tests For More Information Chemistry (Chem) Screen A large part of your laboratory report Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...or of the eyes (jaundice). Your health care provider will check your blood to see if your liver is working normally. These "liver function" tests measure the amounts of certain chemicals: bilirubin, AST, and ALT (or SGOT and SGPT). High blood... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...cirrhosis are at risk for liver cancer, liver failure, and death. How Is It Diagnosed? Sometimes, people with hep C have abnormally high results on routine blood tests that measure liver enzymes. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on... Read more »
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Liver Function

Posted by NYRN, 1 Reply
I'm taking viread, invirase, didanosine, zidovudine and valtrex and my latest labs indicate high on the liver screens. Has anyone had any liver issues - I don't drink so it's not that! Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
...Hello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes? My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV Read more »