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Are White Feces A Hepatitis Symptom

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis? How can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known types of...
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HIV, HEP, and Feces, Part 2

Dr. McGovern,Thanks for responding to my question. Am I correct to assume a liver panel is the first step in detection of Hepatitis A (Which I have established immunity, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? My doctor did not perfrom HBV or HCV antibody...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The "liver panel" usually means total bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, and aminotransferases (ALT and AST). Patients with acute hepatitis always have rising ALT and AST over time.The virus may be in the blood first, but later the liver... Read more »

feces exposure

I was having protected anal intercourse with a man of unknown status when a large amount of feces covered the condom. I removed it, and wiped my penis of any feces, and washed immediately. What is the risk involved here. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Exposure to feces does not pose a risk for infection with HIV, unless there is blood present in the feces and that comes into contact with your mucous membranes or bloodstream. Contact with feces alone has never been documented as a vehicle for HIV... Read more »

Hep B from Feces on Toilet Seat?

I recently used a public restroom. After I was done, I noticed there was a bit of dry, crusty poop on the seat, which I came into contact with. I decided to be nice, and clean it off for the next person.Am I at risk for contracting hepatitis B or C...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No you are not at risk.... Read more »

CAN YOU GET HIV FROM A PERSON FECES?

RECENTLY I HAD DID MASTURBATIONWITH A WOMAN I DID NOT KNOW WELL ALL WE DID WAS MUTUAL TOUCHING A FEELING BUT I GOT CARIED AWAY AND PUT MY FINGER IN HERE ANUL HOLE AND THEN WHEN I PULLED IT OUT I HAD A LITTLE BIT OF HER FECES ON MY FINGER AND AT THAT...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Exposure to feces does not pose a risk for infection with HIV, unless there is blood present in the feces and that comes into contact with your mucous membranes or bloodstream. Contact with feces alone has never been documented as a vehicle for HIV... Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

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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 »

Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
I dont know as yet if I am HIV +ve or -ve. I have a white streak along the sides my tongue and it is not painful. It can be scraped away easily and I have removed it. I dont have any other symptoms. I have a habit of chewing tongue and cheek.
My... Read more »

white blood cells

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been to the doctor twice in the past 2 weeks and he has found white blood cells in my urine. He says it isn't a UTI. My last possible time of exposure was 8 weeks ago. Could this be indicitive of HIV secroversion? Read more »

why is my tongue white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have one question though, why is my tounge white, is this normal for a tounge. it doesnt hurt, and the stuff doesnt scrape of easily. its just like white in the back. is this normal or is this thrush??????? PS, i tested negative at 5 months and... Read more »