Liver Problems With Hiv Drugs
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Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.While HIV itself doesn't usually cause liver problems, there are a host of associated conditions, like hepatitis viral infections, drug toxicity and others that could be causing your brother's issues.I'd need more... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaThis is a complicated question, and I can best answer it by saying that it will be important to get a biopsy of the liver to differentiate whether this represents:1. An infection of some kind in the liver2. A spread of cancer to the liver3. A result... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIn my experience it would be quite unusual for there to develop acute liver inflammation from HIV drugs after doing well on them for a long time. Did you under go CT studies or ERCP to evaluate the status of your biliary tree and to look for... Read more »
University of California Los Angeles School of MedicineIt sounds like you and your doctor have some difficult choices to make. Many of the antiretrovirals have the potential to cause liver problems, and protease inhibitors are certainly in this category. Usually, this amounts to increases in the blood... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have a is there anyone else who is having problems with there liver count? I had to have a liver biopsy done on April 2 1999 and I got the results back with some inflammation in my liver and if my liver count keeps going up I my have to have a... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 3 RepliesHas 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 which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyYet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.
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