Hiv Treatment And Liver Problems
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University of California Los Angeles School of MedicineIt sounds like you and your doctor have some difficult choices to make. Many of the antiretrovirals have the potential to cause liver problems, and protease inhibitors are certainly in this category. Usually, this amounts to increases in the blood... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.While HIV itself doesn't usually cause liver problems, there are a host of associated conditions, like hepatitis viral infections, drug toxicity and others that could be causing your brother's issues.I'd need more... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.Based on what you've described, I'd think that it's pretty clear that your significant liver toxicity wasn't due to your HIV medications, but rather something else. Otherwise, one would expect to... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESDear Rob, thank you for your post and question.Your friend is lucky to have a friend who cares about his health, like you.I suppose that the answer to your question depends a lot on the details-- specifically, why are his liver function tests... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi guys, How good to have you out there to share my worries.
After a high risk sexual relation over 3 months ago, I have had a flue on 2 occassions, once after 4 weeks, and then after 10 weeks.
I have had 3 hiv tests done, at 2 weeks, 4 weeks and 12... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyYet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.
COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HAART
Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients After... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 3 RepliesHas anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »
Posted by Mark100, 1 ReplyHey 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 »
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