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Abdominal Hepatitis C Symptoms

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The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...efficiently. It is a rare side effect of the NRTIs, especially Zerit(stavudine, d4T), and Videx (diadanosine, ddI). Symptoms of Lactic Acidosis The symptoms of lactic acidosis include: Persistent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal heart beat Weight loss It's important to...
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symptoms of hepatitis C

What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis C? I feel tired all the time and have a small ache on my right side, under the rib cage, it also seems hardened
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Most commonly patients have no symptoms. Those that do often have fatigue. Patients with acute infection uncommonly have other symptoms such as right upper quadrant pain, nausea, loss of appetite and can develop jaundice (turning yellow). If you are... Read more »

what to do????????

My husband has been told that he may infact have hepititas c..We have been married 3 yrs now. I have 2 small children from my prior marrage that live in the same house with us. My concern is for me and my children not to be infected with this virus....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who aren't infected with HCV. In turn, some anti-HIV drugs might worsen or speed up HCV-related liver disease. What Are the Symptoms of Hepatitis C?As discussed above, only about one out of four people experience any symptoms when they're first... Read more »

Hep C exposure

Hi there I had sex with a sex worker in sydney australia using a condom the whole time. At 6 weeks later i started vomiting lost appetite. the GP done a liver function test at 7 weeks and told me that my ALT was 13 and Hep C antibody was too low. An...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your ALT was normal at that time that you were having symptoms, it does not appear that you have hepatitis. Read more »

Does Hepatitis C have symptoms?

I have HIV for the last 3 years and I was never tested for hepatitis C, even though I got HIV from a guy who used drugs and probably had both hepatitis and HIV. I don't seem to have any symptoms for hepatitis. Does this mean I shouldn't worry?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis C can have a lot of symptoms or be totally symptomless. It is also known as the silent killer because of this. The usual time to cirrhosis in HIV negative people is about 20 years in HIV+ people, it is about 10 years. While you shouldn't... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...have mild to severe symptoms soon after being infected, including Fever Fatigue Loss of appetite Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Dark urine Clay-colored bowel movements Joint pain Jaundice (yellow color in the skin or eyes) ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...toxicity. Lactic acidosis can cause severe damage to the pancreas and liver. Symptoms of lactic acidosis can include weight loss, abdominal pain, and severe fatigue. How Does Didanosine React With Other Drugs? Didanosine can interact with... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...Norvir If Boosted,* # ofDoses/Day: 2 Common Side Effects: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue,headaches, increased cholesterol and triglycerides Serious Side Effects:... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Lexiva

...drugs. The most common moderate to severe side effects may include nausea, rash, diarrhea, headache, vomiting, fatigue, and abdominal pain. Rash occurred in about 19% of patients, but severe rashes were uncommon. If you experience a rash, notify... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...the Symptoms Included: Feverish Feeling (But NO FEVER) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal Inflammation with Pain(Continued from Later half of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd week) Diarrhea (for last 2 days... Read more »

HELP - Abdominal pain question

Posted by solost, 1 Reply
...before I realized that he wasn't wearing thr condom as I had told him to. Long story short, the next day, I began experiencing abdominal pains that felt more like an inflammation. The pain lasted for about 5 days. 4 days after the encounter, I... Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be... Read more »

Abdomen Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've had abdome pain after testing -ve at 5 and 7 months. I had appendicitis back in Jan 1. My Abdomen has been bothering me a little for a week now... I went to my doctor and he laid me down and did the normal tapping to see if Read more »