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Autoimmune Disease Hepatitis

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ana ifa test

my anti nuclear ab-ifa,hep2,serum is POSITIVE and PRIMARY DILUTION is 1:40, PRIMARY INTENSITY ON IF is 1+ ,ANA pattern is SPECKLED,END POIN TITRE is 1:80 SO WHT DOES IT MEAN
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You will need to discuss this test with your primary care physician as to whether there is any concern about autoimmune disease or autoimmune hepatitis. Read more »

autoimmune Hep C

I have Hep C and a biopsy of my liver showed abnormal cells. My doctor is testing me for... Read more »

False positives and autoimmune diseases

Hi Dr. Franscino. Please answer this question. I will definitely be donating either way. I went... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...HIV must take into consideration concurrent medications and medical conditions (e.g., hyperthyroidism, renal transplant, or autoimmune disease). If CD4 counts are normal or minimally abnormal (>500/mL), treatment responses to interferon... Read more »
Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

...alphabet, the C variant may be the nastiest. In 1990, researchers observed that most patients with hepatitis C also develop a rare autoimmune disease called mixed cryoglobulinemia, a condition that frequently leads to cancer, arthritis or both.... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...viruses can contribute to IRIS. The box at right provides a list of the known infections. Some chronic conditions, particularly autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or Grave's disease, may become aggravated by IRIS. CMV, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis Read more »
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H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

Posted by snake
...Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »

VL vs. WBC

Posted by NicoleRose, 1 Reply
...hepatitis as well, so perhaps that was the reason. I am HIV negative, however I am currently waiting on several results concerning autoimmune disease and ruling out cancer. MY WBC is upward of 16 (16,000) and although I often feel sick, I know my... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

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


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read the post "window 1991", if a auto immune disease exists, than the Elisa test could not work at 3 months, is it correct???? Read more »