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... one at grade one, stage one, as I was, probably should not treat, as the risks outweighed the benefits. Still, of course, I recognize this as a personal choice, and everyone has his or her own reasons to go one way or the other. ... (33 replies)
To sean:
Mar 21, 2002
... Boy,is this a confusing topic. There is some evidence that hep c carriers who consistently test within normal range on AST and ALT are less likely to progress to fibrosis, and past that to cirrhosis. This is especially ture if globulin tests are also low. ... (1 replies)
AST / ALT question
Dec 23, 2006
... If your hubby was diagnosed with hep C, his ALT and AST shouldn't be of much concern as these numbers tend to fluctuate. A one time reading is never anything to be concerned about. The AST in particular can bounce around from taking tylenol or other medications. ... (2 replies)

... Hi Diane, ITR, Thanbey and all. ... (16 replies)
... Not to trivialize your concern, but in the first instance I would say your liver enzyme numbers are not much to worry about. Almost anything can raise these scores, and yours are not so high. ... (4 replies)
... ted negative, outstanding, if you remember, my wife went though hell after I found out I tested positive, as she had blood transfusions a couple of years before, and a couple of years after, my transfusion, hers not a transfusion but 28 units of transfusions. ... (3 replies)
... The reason your MD is concerned is probably the high ALT and AST numbers, which is a measure of some of the stuff the liver puts into your body. Normal numbers are under 50, your lab reults should say high and give you the norm. Those liver products are probably the reason you are experiencing the discomfort. ... (11 replies)
... Well, Sean...I can sure sympathize with the gloom factor. Ya think you're doing everything right, and then....this. ... (12 replies)
... Yes, from what little I know, it does seem that alt and ast levels can fluctuate gretly. especially alt levels. they are known to vary with muscle strain, alcohol use, high fevers, and other factors. ... (1 replies)
... mill copies". I don't plan to do tx again unless the numbers go up and if biopsy shows much more damage. Hey, at 66, I may not ever have to do tx ... ... (33 replies)
... I received the results of my liver function tests back and two numbers were a little high. ... (5 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with hep C I am 46 years old and not sure when I contracted it but possibly could of been from a blood transfusion when I was 17. ... (0 replies)
Lab Work Questions
Sep 21, 2006
... I haven't seen alt or ast numbers like yours in ten years. ... (2 replies)
... nt to talk to a hepatologist or gastroenerologist who does a lot of work with hep c, who is willing to converse with you a bit about this very confusing disease, and who won't be scaring himself or you into treatment before even investigating the condition of the liver. ... (18 replies)
... the numbers are slowly starting to go up again. ... (2 replies)
... I don't see any pattern of rising enzymes here. In fact, they have gone down and stayed stable within the normal range for a significant period of time. ... (2 replies)
... ary differently from lab to lab.for example in 2002 i was getting my blood done at a lab the normal range at that lab stated between 5 and40 on ast.and between 5 and 50 on alt. ... (5 replies)
... I have an HMO that will give me a 3 month supply of Pegasys and Copegus cheaper if I use RX via the mail. ... (9 replies)
Updated numbers
Apr 16, 2003
... I just received my updated numbers and my ALT was 55, AST was 119 and viral load is now 2,245,000 IU. Thats a jump from 600,000 since October 2002. Pretty big leap in my opinion. ALT is up also from previous. ... (11 replies)
Apr 8, 2002
... foods that you need and also foods you need to avoid with hep c.I had posted a few weeks ago Health tips for hep c,It is still here please take a look at it! ... (11 replies)

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