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Common HAV Symptoms

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Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications), or poisons can also cause hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet 514 ) or Cytomegalovirus (CMV, see ...
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Anti HAV Igm is non reactive, Anti HAV total ir reactive

Hi my Anti HAV Igm is non reactive, Anti HAV total is reactive also SGPT level is high (80) and protien level is also little bit high (8.16), I also took Hepatites B and C test but they are not reactive, kindly suugest what to do
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
As for the hepatitis A - this probably means that in the past you were infected and cleared your infection. I doubt it is the reason for your elevated liver function tests. You will need further follow for this. If they stay elevated you will want... Read more »

gud day! anti-HAV(IgG) is non-reactive and anti HAV(IgM) non-reactive what does it mean?

gud day! anti-HAV(IgG) is non-reactive and anti HAV(IgM) non-reactive what does it mean
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This means you have never been exposed to hepatitis A virus which is usually transmitted from contaminated food or water. If you are traveling to a high risk area you may want to be vaccinated. Read more »

HIV, Hep. C & Hep. A?

I was wondering what are the data about having HIV, Hep. C and subinfection with Hep. A? How common is that and what are the symptoms and treatment?Many thanks!
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
HCV coinfection with HIV is very common.Usually HCV infection is asymptomatic.HAV is also frequent but is always an acute hepatitis that never gets chronic.There is a vaccine to prevent HAV.HCV is treatable with interferon injections and ribavirin... Read more »

epstine virus + hepatitus A positive

Doctor (p.a. stanford clinique) found high load of "Epstine" virus in my bloodand anti-body to hepatitus A. HIV test is negative,but HIV symptoms are present (fatigue at the morning,weight loss, nite sweats, so on, for many years).How common is it...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Antibodies to hepatitis A (HAV)indicate you have had that viral infection in the past and are immune. Not sure what the Epstein Barr virus (EBV) "high load" means. We can measure antibodies or EBV specific antigens in blood. There is a chronic form... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

PLEASE, someone help me? I'm so scared

Posted by John5000, 2 Replies
Here is the abridged version of my story. 6 and half years ago I was in the Philippines (I'm from Britain) and I was out with my cousins. It was my birthyday and they took me to a girly bar of which there are quite a few. Anyway, they paid for me... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
This article Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »