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Autoimmune Hepatitis And Abdominal Pain

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autoimmune hepatitis

is autoimmune hepatitis genetic or hereditary ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is suspected that some patients may have a genetic predisposition, but it is not known for sure. There are two types of autoimmune hepatitis. One can develop in people of any age. The other type, usually develops in only girls or young women and... Read more »

Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need... Read more »

Chronic HBV can lead to autoimmune hepatitis?

Hello Dr McGovern,I have been a life-long carrier of Hepatitis B for 40 years. My doctor believes I... Read more »
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Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

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A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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HELP - Abdominal pain question

Posted by solost, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, the past 3 weeks has been hell on earth for me and I understand the next couple of months will be the same. I've done quite enough research on hiv but I just wanted to hear from the perspective of others. I am 23 years old and a... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

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

Dr. Urkie (hepatitis)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. cuales son los primeros sintomas de la hepatitis si esque los hay. se que no todas las personas tiene sintomas pero si es que los hay cuales serian. Por favor Dr. sea espesifico.
gracias por su tiempo. deseandole lo mejor en la vida. Read more »

Hepatities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is a Rash on the face and back along with burning in the legs and shoulders associated with any of the Hep a.c.d.? in otherwords are the nerve endings affected to produce a feeling of chills [without fever] ?

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