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Is Fatty Liver Caused By Hep C

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Link between Hepatitis B infection and fatty liver

Hello Dr McGovern,I have a question regarding the relationship between chronic Hep B infection and fatty liver. Do inaction carriers tend to develop fatty liver more easily than people without the infection? Or is fatty liver mostly caused by the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I think your physician was suggesting that you may have two different types of liver diseases - hepatitis B and fatty liver disease.Hepatitis C can directly cause fatty liver - particularly genotype 3. Hepatitis B is not directly linked to fatty... Read more »

Hepatitis B a cause of Fatty Liver?

I was diagnosed with Hepatitis B since 1993 and recently diagnosed with fatty liver. Can we say... Read more »

fatty liver vs hep c

i used to wt 149, ht 5ft 4' and after contracting hep c in 2000... today, I wt 220lb, will this... Read more »
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Common in HAART-Experienced Patients; Several HIV- and Antiretroviral-Related Factors May Play Role

...over Italy to have a metabolic risk profile [taken]. The study I'm presenting here is entitled, "Evolution of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [NAFLD] in HIV-Infected Patients: Incidence, Characteristics, and Predictors." 1 Giovanni... Read more »
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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...mitochondria. Liver isn't working properly: NRTIs can cause the liver to become fatty, acondition called hepatic steatosis. A fatty liver doesn't work well and can'tbreak down lactate efficiently. It is a rare side effect of the NRTIs,... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...often than men. These include: Gallstones Biliary cirrhosis (bile duct damage) Autoimmune liver diseases Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Hepatic adenomas (liver tumors) Women tend to develop alcohol-related liver disease, particularly... Read more »
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Ziagen

...regarding cardiovascular risk with abacavir remains inconclusive. Rare but potentially serious toxicity with all NRTIs: enlarged, fatty liver (hepatomegaly with steatosis) and lactic acidosis (accumulation of lactate in the blood and abnormal... Read more »
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Still Concerned

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...280 i believe, I have had nausea, and a feeling of not being well, so I had a CT-Scan done, which revealed no tumors, but a "Fatty Liver", I am slightly overwieght, but what can be causing this fatty liver, Hep? or since my tests have been... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

NEED URGENT ADVICE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
HI,I HOPE SOMEONE COULD BE KIND ENOUGH TO HELP ME WITH SOME ADVICE.IVE TESTED NOW OUT TO ONE YEAR,AFTER A SEXUAL EXPOSURE.EXPOSURE WAS 14/7/01.LAST TEST 19/7/02.STILL ANTIBODY NEG.ALSO DNA,AND BDNA NEG.BUT HERE IS THE PROBLEM. IVE GOT LOSS OF FAT ON... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »