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Hepatitis A recovery

I had Hep A a month ago. My ALT-AST had almost recovered since then (ca. from 1000 to 50) and I resumed alcohol and sports. I repeated the test and ALT/AST shot up to ca.250. How long should I refrain from alcohol for and can sports (gym) also be...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I am surprised that you had another blip up of your liver function tests quite frankly. That is not common with hepatitis A which usually resolves in one phase....not a stuttering course of recovery...I would definitely stay away from alcohol... Read more »

hepatitis

helloI know that it has been asked before but i must admit that i am worried. hepatitis lives for... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...So it kind of warns me that I need to keep alcohol at bay. You had mentioned to me in another conversation that you had had hepatitis A and B, at one point? Greg: Correct. Can you talk to me a little bit about that? When you were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

... Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine. Cannot be administered before age 6 weeks or after age 7 years. TWINRIX®: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccine. recommended for persons aged ≥18 years who are at increased risk for... Read more »
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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 »
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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 and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL Read more »