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Author Topic: Elevated liver enzymes  (Read 5974 times)

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Offline Gail S.

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Elevated liver enzymes
« on: February 16, 2018, 06:07:19 pm »
Hi all,

It's been awhile.  I went through a 12 week treatment.  Everything was going fine.  Each of my lab panals looked fine up until the last one.  Now my Liver enzymes are elevated.  My docs recently ordered an Ultrasound which came back looking pretty normal.  Then I had a Liver biopsy.  The results show some mild inflammation at a cellular level.  So I have now bee referred to a Heppatologist who I will be seeing soon. So, just wondering if any or many of you have experienced this side effect.  It seems so strange that my Liver enzymes were actually fine prior to beginning my treatment and now,  right after treatment, enzymes are elevated.  Would like to hear from you !   

Gail S.

Offline Lynn K

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Re: Elevated liver enzymes
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2018, 09:38:37 pm »
Were you tested at 12 weeks post treatment to make sure the virus was no longer detected?

Have you been tested recently for HCV RNA by PCR or for hep A or Hep B antibodies?

Which enzymes are elevated and how high?

Also there are several things that can cause elevated liver enzymes that are not related to a hepatitis virus infection.


Best of luck
« Last Edit: February 16, 2018, 10:14:31 pm by Lynn K »
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!


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