Hiv And Liver Levels In Blood Test
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
Stanford University, School of Medicinealthough Atripla can result in increased liver enzymes, your levels are somewhat higher than what we usually see with this medication. I assume HCV tests were performed to rule out that viral infection. Were any scans of the liver obtained to... Read more »
Brown UniversityYes it is possible to have elevated levels of SGOT to 1300 and SGPT to 1835. I am glad that you are being evaluated today, because there are a number of different processes that can cause these elevations in liver injury tests, for someone having a... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineThose HIV drugs are very unlikely to cause lactic acidosis and liver failure, I think those would be reasonably safe. You can also ask your MD to test you for insulin resistance, if that is the case it will help you lose weight and get the fat out... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIt could be any or all the meds. Sometimes after first starting a regimen, you liver gets turned on because these meds can be toxic to the liver. Then your liver settles down as it adjusts to having the meds on board. I don't think a high... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by steelah343, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by MiamiLat, 2 RepliesHello 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 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI went to the doctor a few months ago with a bladder infection. He prescribed me some antibiotics, but upon my persistence and anxiety, he agreed to do a complete and thorough blood test. I was called back a few weeks later saying that my levels of... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV