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Does Dental Abscess Cause Hepatitis

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AIDS InfoNet

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
Ask the Experts

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. Read more »

Dental Transmission of Hepatitis?

Hello. I was just curious how common Hepatitis Transmission is via dentist office cleanings?Last time I was there I questioned them about an autoclave.They said they use one machine that sorta shakes all particals off the tools. Then she said they...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is hard for me to comment because I am not sure about what other machine you may be referring to. I would simply ask your dentist directly about the sterilization process and be direct about your concerns. Most likely, you will be reassured since... Read more »

constant fever

Hello. I am having a little problem with a pesky little fever. I have been positive for about two years. I feel good and I am not on any meds. VL<50 cd4 about 500. I have had a constant fever for over a week of about 100. Besides a general...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...do believe HIV can do that but that is a diagnosis of exclusion. Occult hepatitis, herpes infections, mono, gyn infections, tooth abscesses, sinus infections are what we often look for. If everything is a blank then we simply have to observe... Read more »
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis is a term for inflammation of the liver. It can be caused by drugs, alcohol or viruses.DTD Read more »
Articles
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

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...pneumonia. The vaccine takes 2 or 3 weeks to become effective. The protection lasts for about 5 years in people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506 ): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...Injection and Infection HIV infection spreads easily when people share equipment to use drugs. Sharing equipment also spreads hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other serious diseases. Infected blood can be drawn up into a syringe and then get... 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 and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? 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 »