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Causes Of Hepatitis A B And C

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
Ask the Experts

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...order they were discovered. Before hepatitis C was discovered in 1989, the virus was referred to as "non-A non-B hepatitis."Hepatitis A and BAfter an HCV diagnosis, it's important to find out whether you are protected against hepatitis A and B --... Read more »

Hepatitis

How do you cure Hepatitis
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A resolves on its own and does not cause chronic disease.Hepatitis B and C can also resolve on their own. This occurs much more Read more »

hepatitis

Can you please tell me which is the worst form of hepatitis? A,B,or C thank you
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...All hepatitis viruses that you mentioned - A,B, and C, all cause hepatitis (inflammation) of the liver. Hepatitis A always clears up.Hepatitis B usually resolves as well (about 95% of the time). Hepatitis C usually becomes chronic ( about 75% Read more »

hepatitis

What are the king of hepatitis ? Is this curable?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The 3 main types of hepatitis that we discuss on this website are related to hepatitis A, B, and C. Hep A is transmitted through contaminated food and water and never causes chronic liver disease. Hepatitis B and C Read more »
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The Well Project

Hepatitis A

... Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis A? Diagnosis and Treatment Prevention of HAV References What Is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis is an inflammation, or Read more »
The Body PRO

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

... Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the leading causes of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis worldwide. 1-3 Because HIV, HBV and HCV share common transmission routes involving blood -- for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...drugs. They can damagethe liver. Drink lots of water. Quit or cut back on smoking. Be vaccinated to protect yourself fromhepatitis A and B. Tell your doctor if you are taking any other drugs,including prescription and... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »