what is hepatitis a-1 stage 3
Sep 9, 2007
My brother recently informed our family that he has Hepatitis A-1, stage 3. What is he telling us? Is it terminal or curable? I have been serching for answers but have not really had the one main question I have will he or can he die from this disease? Please help ease the questions by responding to this question. Or please direct me to where I might find the answers we are seeking. Thank you.
Response from Dr. McGovern
Hepatitis A does NOT cause chronic disease. I suspect that he has either hepatitis B or C and is reporting the stage of disease to you. Stage 3 indicates significant fibrosis - but not cirrhosis. Treatment will depend on the virus he has...
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