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Autoimmune Hepatitis And Stress

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Ask the Experts

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 »
Articles
The Well Project

Understanding Hepatitis and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Your Liver Symptoms and Long-Term Effects Diagnosing Hepatitis What Can You Do? References Introduction Hepatitis is a general name for an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Hepatitis is... Read more »
Latino Commission on AIDS

Hispanos/Latinos en Todo el País se Organizan Alrededor del Primer Día Nacional Hispano De Concientización Sobre La Hepatitis

Nueva York, NY -- La Comisión Latina sobre el SIDA, junto a organizaciones de la comunidad coordinarán eventos de concientización y educación para promover el 15 de Mayo como el Día Nacional Hispano de Concientización sobre la Hepatitis. El... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Presentation Diagnosis Management of Survivors of Trauma Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) References Further Reading I. Introduction Exposure to a traumatic... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

How You Can Help Your Patients Reduce the Level of Stress in Their Lives

Stress stalks all people living with HIV. It can be acute in onset, triggered by the loss of a loved one or by a host of other, lesser losses: a lease, a pet, a promotion, a client. Stress may be an inevitable result of living with HIV disease, but... Read more »
Connect With Others

Autoimmune disease

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is an overgrowth of yeast considered an autoimmune disease which could delay a positive hiv result?
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How Does the Stress Response Damage Your Health?

Posted by Anonymous
How Does the Stress Response Damage Your Health?

Evolution has twisted together the brain, hormones, and immunde system of primates, including us. The stress reaction that's so protective against short-term danger can wreak havoc on the body if it... Read more »

Stressed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a risky sexual encounter just over 2 weeks ago.About a week ago I started to develop abdominal pain,which seems to be getting more noticeable.The pain im experiencing seems to be dull and ongoing.Please can you tell me if this could be a... Read more »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
i met this girl who i knew just few hours back with my business associates. she has a family . i had a very small blister on back of my tongue ad we kissed for some time no tongue to tongue contact only just lips with wet kissing . this was done... Read more »