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Is Elevated Creatinine A Hepatitis Symptom

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Elevated creatinine levels

The results of my last set of labs showed elevated creatinine levels. In March my creatinine levels were 1.50 and three months later it is up to 1.80. My doctor had my levels re-tested with the same results, 1.80. My viral load is undetectable...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The tenofovir in Truvada can definitely impact renal function over time in some patients so switching off tenoovir to abacavir in HLA B5701 negative patients is one option often considered. Removing other renal toxic drugs, a consultation with a... Read more »

Elevated creatinine levels

I refer to my previous question of Jan 23 where i mistakenly referred to creatinine as creatine. My... Read more »

Elevated creatinine 1.6

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Hepatitis C Virus: Infection, Prevention and Treatment

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Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
can the people who have tested positive describe the symptoms they experianced during the ars period and after please. Thanks Read more »

symptoms stong enough to go the emergency room

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that some people have no symptoms at all and some may have symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room. Is there ANYONE in here that experienced symptoms strong enough to go the emergency room and what were they. Will anyone share? Read more »