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Can You Get Hepatitis C From Having A Fatty Liver

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Hepatitis B a cause of Fatty Liver?

I was diagnosed with Hepatitis B since 1993 and recently diagnosed with fatty liver. Can we say that my fatty liver was a result of my having Hepatitis B?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Not necessarily. The link between viral hepatitis C and fatty liver (genotype 3 infection) is very strong. However, there is not a good link between Hepatitis B and fatty liver. I would ask your Read more »

Link between Hepatitis B infection and fatty liver

Hello Dr McGovern,I have a question regarding the relationship between chronic Hep B infection and... Read more »

hepatitis c

if turmeric can help or harm pacient with hepatitis c and if no how to use it to help? tnx. Read more »
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Common in HAART-Experienced Patients; Several HIV- and Antiretroviral-Related Factors May Play Role

...over Italy to have a metabolic risk profile [taken]. The study I'm presenting here is entitled, "Evolution of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [NAFLD] in HIV-Infected Patients: Incidence, Characteristics, and Predictors." 1 Giovanni... Read more »
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Milk Thistle -- Hints of Help for Hepatitis C

...Wen Z, Vourvahis M, et al. The pharmacokinetics of silymarin is altered in patients with hepatitis C virus and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and correlates with plasma caspase-3/7 activity. Drug Metabolism and Disposition . 2008... Read more »
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Natural History of Hepatitis C

...damage and the experience ofsymptoms. Hepatitis C can contribute to a build-up of fat in liver cells called steatosis (or fatty liver) , which worsensliver damage and makes HCV harder to treat. Fattyliver is most common in people with... Read more »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...portal hypertension. In addition, five of 17 patients were either over- or underweight -- conditions associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The mean time from HIV diagnosis to the development of CLD was greater than 15 years, and all... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »