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A Symptom Which Can Be An Indication Of Hepatitis

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what minor symptoms may indicate a sick liver

Hi,I am worried about HCC caused by Hepatitis. In many cases, HCC kills the patient within months! So I feel that a yearly liver test may not be sufficient...I would like to know if there are some minor symptoms to watch out for.As you know, when a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
HCC is actually a slow growing tumor and surveillance should be about every 6 months. There are no particular symptoms except for pain and weight loss.If a person with chronic hepatitis turns yellow, it can mean many different things like... Read more »

Symptoms of hepatitis infection?

My recent blood test indicated results for AST 64 (normal up to 37 for men) and ALT 108 (normal up... Read more »

Treatment naive, is this an indicator i need to start?

I've been infected for about 2 1/2 years, have no symptoms (apart from a few slightly swollen... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Hepatitis C Treatment Not Effective in Monthly Dose, Trial Data Indicate

Albuferon, an experimental hepatitis C treatment from Human Genome Sciences , is not effective when administered on a monthly basis but is more effective when taken every two weeks in combination with another medication, according to trial data... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital's HIV, Hepatitis C Testing Problems "More Widespread Than Previously Indicated," State Report Says

Maryland General Hospital 's HIV and hepatitis C testing problems are "far more widespread than previously indicated," and equipment failures at the "poorly run" laboratory could have led to thousands of incorrect test results, according to a report... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Important Drug Warning: Results of Pharmacokinetic Study in Healthy Volunteers Given Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted HIV Protease Inhibitors May Indicate Clinically Significant Drug Interactions for Patients Coinfected With Chronic Hepatitis C and HIV

Dear Health Care Professional, The purpose of this communication is to inform you of recent pharmacokinetic study results evaluating drug interactions between VICTRELIS, an oral chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Expanded Indication for Selzentry (maraviroc)

On November 20, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental NDA to expand the indication for Selzentry (maraviroc) to include combination antiretroviral treatment of therapy naive adults infected with CCR5-tropic HIV-1 virus.... Read more »
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HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

symptoms are good indications

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
All web sites say you after seroconversion you dont get symptoms for up to ten years but the same sites then state hiv causes seb. dermatitis, thrush, folliculitis and they can occur at any time. Which is it ten years or anytime Ive got every... Read more »

Highly Indicative Symptoms: PHPANC and ARSSS.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Read this. It is a must for the Worried Wells, although, unfortunately, it will certainly lead to more concern. Very disturbing...

http://hopkins-aids.edu/forum/view_question.html?section_id=61&id=44894&category_id=88

http://hopkins-aids.edu/fo... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
This article
Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »