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Does Hepatitis Die Outside Body

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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
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Hepatitis B

Hi,Can you please explain my blood result?Hepatitis Bs antigen reactiveHepatitis Bs antibody- non reactiveHepatitis B core total antibody reactiveHepatitis B core IgM antibody non reactiveHepatitis Be antigen non reactiveHepatitis Be anti body ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You are probably an "inactive carrier" of HBV. However, you will need a test of HBV DNA to be certain. If there is no detectable virus, then you are an inactive carrier. If you have detectable virus, then you have HB e antigen negative infection. Read more »

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 »

Hepatitis C

How long is Hepatitis C normally in the body before it will show up on any blood tests?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Once hepatitis C is in your blood it can be measured by HCV RNA testing. Antibody levels usually become positive soon after - the vast majority Read more »

Hepatitis

what is the difference between Hep C and Hep B. Is one more serious than the other?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Both can cause liver disease and liver cancer. Hepatitis B is spread through sex and injection drug use; hepatitis C is spread most commonly through injection drug use and much less Read more »
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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

... Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Transmission, Symptoms, and Treatment Hepatitis B Serology Hepatitis B Vaccination Overview and Statistics What are the case definitions for reportable Hepatitis Read more »
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 »
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necesito aclaracion de the body

Posted by daniel37, 1 Reply
...creo entender que con la prueba de los 6 meses de vih negativa y de la prueba reactiva pero con arn negativo del virus de la hepatitis c no hace falta que me vuelva a hacer la prueba del vih. es esto asi? puedo estar tranquilo? no se alarga en mi... Read more »

para the body contestame por favor

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negativo despues de una relacion de sexo oral que una chica me realizo, es definitivo a un si me saliera positivo en un analisis de hepatitis? tengo miedo ayudame tengo flemas en la pared de la garganta desde marzo y fuertes dolores de cabeza... Read more »

Ventana de Hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...que creo que no est planteada en este foro y considero de vital importancia: -De cuanto tiempo es el periodo ventana de la Hepatitis? Muchas Gracias THE BODY! Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not yet developed antibodies Read more »