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Liver Biopsy For Hepatitis

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Hepatitis C- Liver Biopsy

After the liver biopsy, am I correct in assuming that the doctor should be able to tell us what genotype of hepatitis c my ex-husband has? dont really understand this part of my research. Thank you again!!!!!!!!!...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The liver biopsy provides information about the stage and activity of the liver disease. Genotyping is performed on a blood sample. Certain HCV genotypes respond better to HCV therapy than others... Read more »

Understanding terminology of liver biopsy

Hello Doctor,I am diagnosed with Hepatitis C.I appreciate your time in answering the following... Read more »

Gastroscopy before a liver biopsy

I have hepatitis c. Why am I having a gastroscopy performed before the liver biopsy?... Read more »
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Liver Biopsy

What Is a Biopsy? Why Do a Biopsy? How Is a Biopsy Performed? How Are the Results of a Biopsy Reported? How Are the Results Used? What Are the Side Effects of a Biopsy? After the Biopsy What Is a Biopsy? A biopsy is the analysis... Read more »
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Bacterial Translocation Is Associated With More Severe Liver Fibrosis in HIV/Hepatitis C-Co-Infected People

According to researchers in Madrid, Spain, intestinal bacteria in blood (bacterial translocation) is associated with more severe liver disease in persons with HIV/hepatitis C virus coinfection. To determine the association between the severity of... Read more »
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Rapid Liver Fibrosis Occurring More Frequently Among HIV-Infected Men Newly Coinfected With Hepatitis C

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

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I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your... 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 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

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Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

liver and spleen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone that is hiv positve..........did you experience liver or spleen pain or enlargment? Read more »