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Hepatitis testing and symptoms
Jan 1, 2005

Dear Doctor McGovern: Can hepatitis create a prolonged (6 months or greater)state of fatigue and viral-like symptoms? Also how long after contracting hepatitis b or c would antibodies be present? Thanks for your help.

Response from Dr. McGovern

The most common symptom in patients with hepatitis B and C is fatigue.

Antibodies for either one usually persist for life. Dr. McGovern

HEP C exposure to my daughter
HIV+, Hep B and Hep C all together

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