I would believe your doctors.
Found some information about CMV and liver enzymes as well as Mono and liver enzymes.
Although mild elevations in liver enzymes can be seen in 40 to 80% of cases due to EBV-induced infectious mononucleosis (EM), clinical jaundice occures in 5 to 11% of cases. Liver test abnormality is seen in only symptomatic CMV infection. ... Unlike other herpes viruses, jaundice does not develop in CMV-induced hepatitis.
Alkaline phosphatase, aspartate aminotransferase (AST), and bilirubin levels peak 5-14 days after onset, and gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) levels peak at 1-3 weeks after onset. Occasionally, GGT levels remain mildly elevated for as long as 12 months, but most liver function test results are normal within 3 months.
Other causes of elevated liver enzymes may include:
Alcoholic hepatitis (severe liver inflammation caused by excessive alcohol consumption)
Autoimmune hepatitis (liver inflammation caused by an autoimmune disorder)
Celiac disease (small intestine damage caused by gluten)
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection
Hemochromatosis (too much iron stored in your body)
Polymyositis (inflammatory disease that causes muscle weakness)
Sepsis (an overwhelming bloodstream infection that uses up neutrophils faster than they can be produced)
Toxic hepatitis (liver inflammation caused by drugs or toxins)
Wilson's disease (too much copper stored in your body)
So it does appear either condition could be related to elevated liver enzymes in some cases.
You are just only slightly above max normal range BMI at 25.5 so since you have other risk factors you might consider trying to get back below 25.0 BMI as that is something you can do to improve your health. It sounds as though elevated liver enzymes from mono should improve with time after the infection resolves.
Thanks for your kind words. I have been on my journey for a while since I originally learned I have hep c back in 1990. It has been a long road but I’m still walking my walk.
Keep working with your doctors and follow their recommendations.
Hi hepcandme I'm also an old timer who went through treatment in a Telaprivar trial back in 2007. There weren't many options back then. I was clear a few years after so considered "cured" ( a word everyone was afraid of using back then). Hope all the old timers are doing well. Magnum, Mike, Jim, Dee, linda, debbi from NY, etc etc and so many more I can't remember all. This forum gave me so much info I feel it saved my life with finding out about all the new drugs, trials. It was like a big family back then.
Came on the site a few years back and saw everything changed and said hello. Think I only heard back from one or two old timers.
Came back today because I tested positive for Covid and wanted more information from real people that had it.
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