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Hiv And High Enzymes

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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 Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes pre-HIV and pre-meds

Hi Dr HolodniyI had ALT;17 and AST:48 last year when I was HIV negative. Three months after... Read more »

HIV positive, elevated liver enzymes

I'm HIV positive since January 2008, currently not on treatment. Today during my routine blood work... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...healthy Storing nutrients from the foods you eat Breaking down drugs and alcohol Removing waste from your blood Producing enzymes and bile that help you digest food Making proteins needed by the immune system to help your body resist... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...SGOT), and alkaline phosphatase (ALP). High levels ofliver enzymes may be a sign of liver damage. Several HIV drugs can causeelevated liver enzymes. Liver function tests also include bilirubin, a bloodpigment. High levels of bilirubin may... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...metabolizes (breaks down) the drugs you take. This process involvesthe liver and kidneys: Proteins in the liver called enzymes break down the drug The kidneys remove the drug from the bloodstream The drug is eliminated from the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...damage caused by medications, alcohol, hepatitis, or recreational drug use. Different patterns of these enzymes -- when some are elevated and others are normal -- can help your doctor identify specific health problems. Laboratory tests include: ... Read more »
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Scared might be infected with HIV.

Posted by midwesternguy63, 3 Replies
...low risk sexual activites, but a couple of times we did things we shouldn't have. The reason I'm worried is because my liver enzymes for ALT and AST are about triple what they should be. I'm going to a Gastroentrologist at the end of the week... 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 pos partner. I tested NEG at Read more »

Lab numbers update...

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
...they had to send them off to John's Hopkins but the CD4 count was up a bit. It was till 14% but 394 up from 376. My liver enzymes were a bit elevated and they wanted to know if I had been drinking... Hummm... nope... But they also confirmed... Read more »

Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
...question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always liver always hurts and is sore. Read more »