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Symptoms Of Hepatitis C Of The Liver

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The Well Project

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
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Elevated liver enzymes, sustiva or hepatitis C?

Dear Doctor, after being on sustiva/truvada for almost three months my HIV viral load is undetectable and CD4 increased from 329 to 440. This looks good but my concern is elevated liver enzymes ALT 124 and AST 160. My doctor ordered hepatitis...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...good result from your therapy in terms of CD4 count improvement and viral suppression. I agree with your concerns about your liver function tests. However, I do think it is okay to continue for now as long as you have no symptoms of right upper... Read more »

Liver lab test

Hello, I have been hiv positive since 2000 and since then have been getting 3 month routine lab testing. I have had unprotected receptive anal sex with three different people since my diagnosis. If I had contacted Hep C after so many years, do you...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You can have hepatitis C and not have any symptoms and can have normal liver function tests. The only way to know your status is to get tested.It is very important to know your status and all patients with Read more »

what to do????????

My husband has been told that he may infact have hepititas c..We have been married 3 yrs now. I have 2 small children from my prior marrage that live in the same house with us. My concern is for me and my children not to be infected with this virus....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who aren't infected with HCV. In turn, some anti-HIV drugs might worsen or speed up HCV-related liver disease. What Are the Symptoms of Hepatitis C?As discussed above, only about one out of four people experience any symptoms when they're first... Read more »

Please Help....Liver pains

Dear Doctor: I have been having varying types of pains in the liver area, some are strong stabbing pains, while others are dull discomforts, also have constant stomach pain. I also have been having a frequent "quivering" sensation in the liver area...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...symptoms are due to. If your hepatitis screenings are negative, that simply rules out viral hepatitis. There are other causes of liver disease that your physician may want to investigate if your symptoms continue. An ultrasound may be helpful as... Read more »
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms of hepatitis C? What is chronic hepatitis C? How is hepatitis C diagnosed? How is hepatitis C treated?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...How serious is chronic hepatitis C? What are the long-term effects of hepatitis C? Tests Can a person have normal liver enzyme (e.g. ALT) results and still have hepatitis C? Who should get tested for hepatitis C? If you are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... 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 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 »

window for STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know hoe long it would take for a STD to show up on your body ? like HEP or Warts ? ect... all these sexually transmitted diseases its been a few months since I last had sex I am waiting out the window period I have had no symptoms and... Read more »

Liver problems, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pain in my liver, had a test done yesterday and happen to have extremely high direct bilirubin. Is there any relation between liver problems and HIV after 3 months of exposure. I greatly apprecciate your comments Regards, TUCAN Read more »