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High Level Of Bilirubin In Test

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High Levels of Bilirubin

Hello, i have been HIV+ for 8 years, my viral load is undetectable and cd4 is 349. I was going to have a hernia operation and was sent to have blood work done. My results were a 5 times then normal for bile. I then was told to redo my blood work and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
My first thought is that Reyataz is the issue. Reyataz can commonly cause an elevated bilirubin. This is not a cause for concern.I would simply discuss the lab results with your HIV doctor. You also need a fractionation of the bilirubin. If your... Read more »

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Is there a cutoff that decides when high bilirubin from Reyataz is too high?

I am on 300mg Reyataz, Truvada, and 100 mg Norvir. I was curious regarding the high bilirubin. My... Read more »
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California: Report Shows HIV Testing Level High in Coachella Valley

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Posted by steelah343, 1 Reply
I just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.

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High VL/High CD4: what to do?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »