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Ultrasound Of Liver Hep C

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Liver

How often should you have a liver ultrasound? Especially if your Hep c is still undetectable?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Routine ultrasounds in HCV patients are only done in patients with cirrhosis. Read more »

antiHIV meds induced hepatitis

Hi from Croatia. I am 34 yo male. I have been on anti HIV meds (efavirenz, abacavir, 3TC) since... Read more »

HEP C Results

Hello again, I want to thank you for all your forum. It is a comfort.I am 52 years old, I have had... Read more »
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Just an update and a vent over *&*^&@$ insurance

Posted by Jackie__Blue
...a look at my husband's liver. Novel idea. The doctors at Kaiser never did an Ultrasound. They dx the PCT. Confirmed the Hep C and said it was the perfect storm of HEPC and HIV and PCT and sent him to Hemotology. Now I wonder why they didn't... Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
...function tests are abnormal: ALT 71 u/l, repeat test showed ALT 77 u/l (normal range is considered to be 3 - 60 u/l). I had an ultrasound done which was normal. Is there any way possible I may be infected with HIV despite prior testing? Should I... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »