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Liver Lesions With Hepatitis C

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elevated liver ensymes

hi dr. McGovern, my name is bri 28, years old, i was diagnosed with high ALT 327 AST 369, also with high level of cholesterol 216, i was told to undergo ultrasound and lab testultrasound report:the liver is normal in size extending to the right...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...be viral or drug related or some other cause. Your hepatitis A and B testing are consistent with past infection. You need a Hepatitis C test to know if you are recently acquired HCV. I would also order a HCV RNA. If you are taking any new... Read more »

hep c

my husband was recently diagnosised with cirrhosis of liver w/enlarged spleen and two lesions on... Read more »

One time deal?

I have had unprotected sex only once with a man who has contracted Hep C, I have a sore stitch like... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Virus Spreading -- High Hepatitis C, Liver Cancer Rate in Borough Population

... A spike in the rate of hepatitis C throughout Queens is behind an "unusually high rate" of liver cancer in the borough, say local health officials. Hepatitis C Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

... Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Hepatitis C in HIVers May Cause Rapid Liver Disease -- Forum

... At a recent San Francisco forum entitled "Could you survive HIV only to die from hepatitis C?" presenters talked about the growing number of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections found among HIV-positive men who have sex Read more »
Project Inform

Milk Thistle May Help Improve Liver Health in People With HIV and Hepatitis C

... Those co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) can face significant challenges with sustaining their liver health. This is due to how the two viruses affect the liver Read more »
Connect With Others

lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »

Hiding KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Any hints about how to cover up KS lesions? Thanks! Read more »