Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv And High Enzymes

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

12 months hiv neg but liver enzymes high

hi doc.McGovern thanks for your time by the way... On april of lsat year i gor assaulted and stuck with a needle gone to the hospital and the doctor did not gave any meds just told me to get tested at 3 months mark. Now after 12 months i did test...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is very common to have elevated liver tests while taking INH. Your liver tests are only mildly abnormal and you are at the end of treatment. I suspect that your liver tests will return to normal the next month when you stop your INH.I don't... Read more »

High Liver Enzymes/High Creatine Kinase

HiI am on a regimen of viread/viramune/emtriva for over a year and I take Testim 50 mg a day for... Read more »

alt tests high liver enzymes

could high liver enzymes be a factor in being hiv positive, i was tested at a plasma center and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Enzyme Could Hold Key to New AIDS Drug

The "latest and most exciting developmen[t]" for scientists performing basic science research on HIV is the discovery that a protein produced by HIV enables the virus to overcome the human body's natural defenses against viruses such as HIV, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

"In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the design, implementation, and evolution of the program. Patient data were analyzed for reasons,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Key Retrovirus Enzyme Grown in Lab

A study published on Sunday in the journal Nature has shed light on the enzyme integrase, "which is found in retroviruses like HIV and is a target for some of the newest HIV medicines," Reuters reports. Scientists at the Imperial College London... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida A&M University Professor Receives Patent for Highly Effective Anti-HIV Compounds

Kinfe Ken Redda, interim vice president of research at Florida A&M University (FAMU), and his research team have received a patent for the development of therapeutic agents suitable for treating humans who are infected with HIV. They were... Read more »
Connect With Others

LIVER ENZYME LEVELS

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.

Again, I'm not certain... Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes.

Posted by Mark100, 1 Reply
Hey guys I just have a question regarding elevated liver enzymes. I contracted hiv in early December of last year and ever since my liver enzymes have been elevated. I don't drink except the occasional drink on the weekends, I don't smoke or do... Read more »

are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes of... Read more »