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Gastroenterologist Consulted Management Hcv
When might a specialist (gastroenterologist or hepatologist) be consulted regarding the management of HCV infection?
When diagnosed: Complex disease, complex management issues, changing medications, monitoring. Should be followed by a doc experienced in the management of the disease. ...Read more
Hepatitis c is a virus that replicates (makes copies of itself) in the human liver. People can be infected by exposure to even very small amounts of blood. Over 20 to 40 years it can cause scarring of the liver, and severe scarring is called cirrhosis. People can be tested for exposure with an antibody test. If that is positive, they need a test for the virus itself ...Read more
Sir my sgpt level is 82 and sgot value is 45 but my Test anti hcv and hbasg is negtive and also hapititas A and E is negtive but how i Low it?
Many possibilities.: there are entire text books written on the causes of abnormal liver tests. It would be impossible to list all of them here. It is important if you have persistently abnormal liver tests to have an evaluation performed to determine the cause. Initially, your primary care doctor can start the process, but if no obvious answer is present, you should see a gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more
ALT 80 AST 390 my ALT AST remain elevated since 2 years HBsAG n HCV Negative. What it may be?Docs say I am alright.
Liver tests: If your liver tests remain elevated on several successive lab draws, it is important to evaluate why they are elevated. Some causes of elevated liver tests are treatable. You should see a gastroenterologist for that evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
18 yr old female, very low risk. Tested positive for HCV antibody, negative for quantitative RNA test. Further testing necessary? My physician said no
Hi, ive got elevated alpha 2 macro glob, apolipo protein, alt and not immune to hep b reactive to a, chronic hcv and weight loss, muscle loss.. Wrong?
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