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Liver Enzymes At Acute Hiv

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Elevated liver enzymes pre-HIV and pre-meds

Hi Dr HolodniyI had ALT;17 and AST:48 last year when I was HIV negative. Three months after seroconversion, both numbers are in the 80s. I have been tested negative for HBV and HCV in the most recent blood work. I am not on any medication (HAART or...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
One can certainly see elevated liver enzymes as a result of acute HIV infection. Three months after HIV infection is a bit long to see elevated enzymes, although it is possible. In addition to alcohol, Hepatitis viruses, other medications, or over... Read more »

alt tests high liver enzymes

could high liver enzymes be a factor in being hiv positive, i was tested at a plasma center and... Read more »

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Dear Doctor:Would you tell me if repeated findings of elevated enzyme levels in the liver could be... Read more »
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LIVER ENZYME LEVELS

Posted by steelah343, 1 Reply
I just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.

Again, I'm not certain... Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes.

Posted by Mark100, 1 Reply
Hey guys I just have a question regarding elevated liver enzymes. I contracted hiv in early December of last year and ever since my liver enzymes have been elevated. I don't drink except the occasional drink on the weekends, I don't smoke or do... Read more »

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 they needed to take 2 tubes of... Read more »

Liver problems, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys, How good to have you out there to share my worries.
After a high risk sexual relation over 3 months ago, I have had a flue on 2 occassions, once after 4 weeks, and then after 10 weeks.
I have had 3 hiv tests done, at 2 weeks, 4 weeks and 12... Read more »