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Causes Of Hepatitis B

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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 doctor to check your fasting lipids (cholesterol and... Read more »

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Hepatitis AB

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Hepatitis B Prevention

Table of Contents Hepatitis B prevention How great is the risk for hepatitis B? You may be at risk for hepatitis B if you: How is hepatitis B virus spread? Can hepatitis B be spread by food? What is the hepatitis B carrier state? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention and Pregnancy

Table of Contents What is hepatitis B? Why is hepatitis B a problem for pregnant women and their babies? How can you get hepatitis B? If you feel healthy, can you still have hepatitis B? How do you find out if you have hepatitis B? ... Read more »
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Non-AIDS Defining Cancers in People With HIV

Since the availability of potent HIV therapy, cancers not related to AIDS have become more common than AIDS-defining cancers among people with HIV. This is particularly true of cancers with a known infectious cause, such as anal and cervical... Read more »
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Hepatitis B

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis B? How is HBV Spread? Diagnosis and Treatment HIV Treatment for People Who Are Also Infected With HBV Prevention of HBV References What Is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis is an... Read more »
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Being Rational

Posted by Anonymous
We see so much crap from our resident idiot-denialist. Here's what the expert has to say to him. This is taken from the STARTING TREATMENT column here at THE BODY, and written by Dr.Pierone: "I'm really sick and tired of your bullshit answers. To... Read more »

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HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
aI Just tested negative at about 6 weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone... Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
Response from Mr. Sowadsky Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue. If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs,... Read more »