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Liver Enzymes And Hepatitis

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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 »

Hepatitis B, Liver enzymes

I have recently tested positive for Antibodies to Hepatitis B Core (anti-HBc), when I donated... Read more »

Exercise & raised liver enzymes

My CPK levels were particularly high at my last blood count. My alt & ast were also elevated. Is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...How serious is chronic hepatitis C? What are the long-term effects of hepatitis C? Tests Can a person have normal liver enzyme (e.g. ALT) results and still have hepatitis C? Who should get tested for hepatitis C? If you are... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...healthy Storing nutrients from the foods you eat Breaking down drugs and alcohol Removing waste from your blood Producing enzymes and bile that help you digest food Making proteins needed by the immune system to help your body resist... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...research team in San Diego, working with the United States military, has found that treponemes can apparently infect the liver and damage that organ, resulting in a condition called syphilitic hepatitis. The research team recently presented... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... How Is It Diagnosed? Sometimes, people with hep C have abnormally high results on routine blood tests that measure liver enzymes. See Fact Sheet 122 for more information on these tests. If you have been at risk for hep C, get tested even if... Read more »
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are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?, my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV. Read more »

closure on testing -- question for JackieBlue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...At 16 weeks, however, the Dr. also said that the only questionable sign in my blood work was an elivated enzime level in my liver function (64 is the number he gave me), which he attributed most likely to my overweight condition (I am over 100lbs... 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 »