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Are Body Sores A Symptom Of Hepatitis

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

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Anti body test for hepatitis c positive once symptoms start

Hello, I was just wondering if it is true that once you start to have symptoms of hepatitis c, if you have an antibody test it will be positive if you have it?? Thanks!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
In acute hepatitis C, in the earliest stages, the virus can be present and antibodies may not have yet formed. So I would not rule out the possibility of acute HCV infection based on symptoms without an antibody response. I would check for a HCV RNA... Read more »

Symptom: sore throat?

After giving oral sex, can sore throat be a sympton of an STD, that can be contracted through oral sex? ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Before answering your question, let me suggest that you avoid diagnosing yourself for STIs (sexually transmitted infections). It is important that you leave that task up to your doctor. People often fall into the trap of convincing themeselves that... Read more »

sore mouthThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

For the last three weeks or so I have been experiencing a sore mouth. I have read various articles about candidia, and frankly I am up in the air because there are so many different and conflicting published comments. I do have a whittish covering...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. It is also known as oralcandidiasis. Thrush in adults occurs when the immune system is notfunctioning properly. It is not unusual for children to get thrush in theirmouth,... Read more »

sores and itching on he body and penis??

me and my partner have been having some bodily itching for a while now that over time has turned into sores on our body including the penis. the sores arent blisters and when scratched, the ones on the penis will ooze a clearish liquid and scab...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,STOP SCRATCHING IMMEDIATELY! This is very important. Depending on what you're experiencing, the scratching at best will irritate you further and at worst will spread whatever is going on.When you say that you looked... Read more »
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Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After two weeks possible exposure my boyfriend has a what his doctor says a very bad sore throat with swollen glands and he did a throat culture and he gets his results tomorrow.

I on the other hand am very scared because I was with someone who was... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »