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Liver Enzymes And Hep C

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Elevated liver enzymes, sustiva or hepatitis C?

Dear Doctor, after being on sustiva/truvada for almost three months my HIV viral load is undetectable and CD4 increased from 329 to 440. This looks good but my concern is elevated liver enzymes ALT 124 and AST 160. My doctor ordered hepatitis...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...okay to continue for now as long as you have no symptoms of right upper quadrant pain, nausea, or vomiting. Sometimes liver enzymes may temporarily increase and then decline as the same medication is taken. Careful follow-up is key. Your liver... Read more »

Hep C Undetectable yet Elevated Liver Enzymes

Hi, I have eleven weeks of riboviran/interferon treatment left. I have been undetectable since... Read more »

liver enzymes

Even though i have Chronic Active Hep C my liver enzymes have never been bad? Is this unusual? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diagnosis and Monitoring Hepatitis C Infection

...comparison which tells you how much hepatitis C virus you have in your blood. Liver Biopsy You can monitor your symptoms, liver enzymes and HEP C viral load, but without having a liver biopsy, you really can't tell how your liver is doing. ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar treatment, he noticed an increase in the levels of liver enzymes in Gary's blood -- a sign the liver was being damaged. A hepatitis C test came back positive. Gary's case is not an isolated one. Reports of hepatitis C co-infection among... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

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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 Read more »

Hep and HIV question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested negative for HIV at 4 1/2 months after last sexual intercourse.( 5 1/2 months after unprotected vaginal and 4 1/2 months after unprotected oral) I haven't tested for Hep b or c but plan on doing so soon. Is possible to test negative for HIV... Read more »

Keep getting worried...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...test at 15 weeks last Wednesday (April 5) and am awaiting the results. Now I'm worried that I may also have been infected with Hepatitis C (I've been vaccinated against A & B), as I've been getting pains in the upper right part of my body.... Read more »

Liver problems, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...digestion problems and bad pain. Nothing was found, I guess it was caused by mu nerves. Now 13 weeks later I have a pain in my liver, had a test done yesterday and happen to have extremely high direct bilirubin. Is there any relation between... Read more »