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Does Hepatitis Cause Bowel Movements

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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
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symptom of hepatitis

My bowel movements have been light brown more like tan. The color of peanutbutter. Is that what they mean by pale stools?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
We usually use the term "clay colored" and usually this symptom goes along with other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, skin color changes, yellow eyes, and loss of appetite. Read more »

Is it possible to diagnose when Hepatitis b infection occured?

Dear Dr. Mcgovern,Thank you in Advance for answering my questions in regards to Hepatitis b. I am 28 years old male, and have been recently diagnosed as having Hepatitis b in July 15, 2005. I had all the symptoms, including, loss of apettide,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It is certainly possible for chronic hepatitis B to become active over time after a period of being inactive. I agree that you are a chronic carrier with a low level of virus Read more »

worried about hepitits- Hands are raw and I fear risk of infection

Hi, I wash my hands many times a day and have done so for many many years. Unfortunately, this has caused them to be red, sore, dry, and after such a long time, the skin has seemed to become loose and raw. My skin has the appearance of an old...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...topical treatments. Treatment could then eliminate all the cuts on your hands.2. You could talk to your physician about getting hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines which are very protective.Dr. McGovern Read more »

Soft bowel movements

Do you know what causes a person with HIV to have soft bowelmovements? While they are not quite watery, very soft. I am recently infected and not on any meds. Is this something you encounter often? Thanks for the work you do here.
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Abnormal bowel function is very common. Aside from medication side effects causes include:intestinal infection - bacteria, parasites, viruses, etcHIV itself affecting the intestinal mucosadietary effectsetc etc Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

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Updated question

Posted by kev2006, 3 Replies
...anything so far. I've tested antibody (Elisa) negative again at 10 months. Is THIS enough to he sure regardless of my loose bowel movements and my new habit of sweating rather a lot on a night ? The sweating happens regardless of if I am covered... Read more »

bowel movements

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Having impacted stool then having problems urinating until I take a laxative have not seen doctor yet waiting on appointment. Has anyone experienced this problem? Read more »

bowel movements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...meds due to the fact that I am trying to find a doctor that I can trust and feel comfortable with. My question is about soft bowel movements. I rarely have bowel movements that are hard and clean. I have tried taking 1 pepto a day or eating... Read more »

Liver or involuntary movements??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was exposed July 2, 2005. I have involuntary movements in my lower right abdomen. I've had my appendix taken out so I'm pretty sure its my liver that's making weird movements or some Read more »