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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. Read more »

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Liver Function

Posted by NYRN, 1 Reply
...I'm taking viread, invirase, didanosine, zidovudine and valtrex and my latest labs indicate high on the liver screens. Has anyone had any liver issues - I don't drink so it's not that! Read more »

Liver problems, any relation?

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...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 weeks. THANK GOD ALL NEGATIVE. In between the 2 flues I was hospitalized... Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS Clinical Trials Information Services http://www.actis.org AIDS Treatment Data Network http://www.aidsnyc.org/network/ HIV/AIDS Information Center http://www.ama-assn.org/special/hiv/ Medscape HIV/AIDS http://hiv.medscape.com ... Read more »