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Liver Problems And Hiv

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Other HIV-related Liver Problems

There's a great deal of attention paid to hepatitis and HIV, but I've developed something called nodular regenerative hyperplasia that is probably related to HIV according to a recent French study I unearthed myself. I've had HIV for 26 years, I'm a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Blanchard, V Vekarre, and others. Nodular regenerative hyperplasia is a new cause of chronic liver disease in HIV-infected patients. AIDS 21(2): 187-192. January 11, 2007.Best regards, Read more »

Liver Friendly HIV Medications

dear dr. McGovern,Thanks for answering my question. It is very kind of you.About the hiv... Read more »

Milk thistle or other liver detox with HIV meds?

I have recently been told that my liver is a little high, i think the enzymes or some other count,... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Some HIV-Positive People at Greater Risk for Liver Problems

...HIV-infected patients who are taking antiretroviral drugs can have a jump in liver enzymes in the blood -- a sign of possible liver Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...serious complications in HIV positive people. Hepatitis related to syphilis seems to have been uncommon in the time before AIDS. However, one recent study has reported relatively high rates of this problem in people co-infected with HIV and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: HIV Liver Transplant Outcomes Studied

... Following liver transplantation, HIV-positive recipients have survival rates similar to HIV-negative recipients, according to a British research team. Kosh Agarwal Read more »
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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems Read more »

Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight. COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HAART Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients After Controlling for CD4 After controlling for... Read more »

Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
...question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore. 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 »