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Necrosis Of The Liver Hepatitis

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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body. It is also the largest -- about the size of a football. It is protected from injury behind the lower right section of your ribs. The liver acts as your body's chemical processing...
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hepatitis B and Fatty liver

I'm a 38-year-old man. In 2006, I was diagnosed with Hepabitis B and Fatty liver.My test results were as follows: 01/2006-------HBsAg: PositiveAST (SGOT): 39reference [<40 U/L]ALT (SGPT): 68reference [<60 U/L]AFP: 2.45reference [<10...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I personally think you should consider a liver biopsy. Hepatitis B is NOT associated with fatty liver although hepatitis C is. If you have evidence of high triglycerides, mild high blood pressure, high insulin levels or high cholesterol, you have... Read more »

Hepatitis C- Liver Biopsy

After the liver biopsy, am I correct in assuming that the doctor should be able to tell us what genotype of hepatitis c my ex-husband has? dont really understand this part of my research. Thank you again!!!!!!!!!...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The liver biopsy provides information about the stage and activity of the liver disease. Genotyping is performed on a blood sample. Certain HCV genotypes respond better to HCV therapy than others... Read more »

cirrosis of the liver due to hepatitis b

I was diagnosed with hepatitis b core 6 months ago. Two months ago I had a Liver biopsy taken off me. On 27/09/2007 (yesterday) i went for my results and was told that I have developed cirrosis of the liver. I pressume i had the hep b for more than...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You have multiple reasons for possible liver disease including hepatitis B, alcohol and schistosomiasis. However, I agree with your physician that it is quite important to stop all alcohol. Initiating treatment for hepatitis B is another very... Read more »

cirrosis of the liver due to hepatitis b

hepatitis b core 6 months ago. Two months ago I had a Liver biopsy taken off me. On 27/09/2007 (yesterday) i went for my results and was told that I have developed cirrosis of the liver. I pressume i had the hep b for more than a decade now,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
As noted earlier - the most important issue is to take your medicine faithfully and to have frequent monitoring by your physician to see if your virus level is declining appropriately. If no significant decline in virus is seen in six months, you... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

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I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your... Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
Hello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

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Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

liver and spleen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone that is hiv positve..........did you experience liver or spleen pain or enlargment? Read more »