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Does Hep C Cause Liver Pain

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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 about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and
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right upper quadrant pain?

A symptom of hep c is right upper quadrant pain. Would this pain present below the rib cage or would you feel the pain in the ribs itself? I am having intermittent pains but usually with movement and it feels like in the right rib cage. When I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your symptoms of pain with movement point me away from the liver as a probable cause. You should check in with your doctor. Read more »

consequences of snorting cocaine (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2010)

Hi,I snorted cocaine for the first time last weekend, using a shared dollar bill. My nose didn't bleed and I didn't notice any blood on the note. I definitely won't do it again, but I have become really anxious as a consequence of using it. My legs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...using the same sort of technology as a viral load test.A third of the sample was coinfected with HIV, and 45% with hepatitis B. Hepatitis C viral load varied widely in the sample, with a mean of 5000 copies/ml. Liver function tests for ALT... Read more »

elevated liver enzymes

I have recently been told that I have elevated liver enzymes and currently waiting on results of Hep C blood test. I was admitted to hospital 6 weeks ago with abdominal pain but no cause was found then. Since then I have really aching legs...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...That would be one possibility.However, hepatitis - which means inflammation of the liver - can cause nausea, regardless of the cause. Read more »

hep c can i get it and can you be exposed and not get it

hi my husbands doc said he was exsposed to hep c but said he does not have it me and my doughter where tested and came up neg but he says he has a pain in his liver area and he just started drinking again what are the chances of me and my doughter...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your physician probably means that your husband has evidence of prior exposure to hepatitis C but does not have virus in his blood, so he cannot transmit it to you.Alcohol is the probably cause of any liver related discomfort Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G viruses, or HAV, HBV, and so on. Over 90% of cases of hepatitis are caused by hepatitis A, B, or C. Viral hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute means the first few weeks to months after you get hepatitis. You may... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic hepatitis C in the United States? How likely is it that acute hepatitis C will become chronic? Transmission /... Read more »
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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a Read more »

Liver problems, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...GOD ALL NEGATIVE. In between the 2 flues I was hospitalized for 3 days for having stomach problems, digestion problems and bad pain. Nothing was found, I guess it was caused by mu nerves. Now 13 weeks later I have a pain in my liver, had a test... Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...numbness in in hands insomina sleep apnea swollen eye lids constant grumbling in stomach swollen saliva gland ears still popping pains in liver and stomach. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...little red dots on lips, eyelids and hands. speider looking veins all over chest. had blood exposure in cut. the person is hiv+ hep c+ three weeks after exposure had sore throat non tender swollen lymph nodes,diarrhea,fever,dry cough dark urine,... Read more »