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Edema From Hepatitis

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Does hepatitis induced edema cause rapid weight gain? (ie., 10 pounds in 1 month) How is edema diagnosed?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Absolutely! Once there is onset of liver failure, edema which is swelling of the extremities can develop rapidly. The other hallmark of liver failure is ascites which is fluid that builds up in the abdomen. Both of these can be treated easily with... Read more »

Hep C+HIV, Edema

I am so scared. I have blownup like a balloon, my Doc had me on 8 Percocettes a day, and D4T.... Read more »


what causes constant edema in feet and legs?... Read more »
Brown Medical School

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HIV/Hepatitis C Coinfection Update From the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis

Several presentations at the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH 2013), which took place in late March in New York City, highlighted new findings on HCV/HIV coinfection. Pablo Labarga (of Hospital Carlos III in Madrid, Spain)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine Decreases Hepatitis B Incidence in Cohort of Drug Users

Recent research from Italy showed that the incidence of hepatitis B infection decreased, due to anti-HBV vaccination, in a cohort of drug users followed over 15 years. "In the Western world," the scientists wrote, "the population at the highest risk... Read more »

New Anti-Hepatitis C Agents: An Update From the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis

A pair of noteworthy studies examining new agents used in the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV) infection were presented in late March at the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH 2013) in New York City. Results of the SOUND-C2 phase... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had swelling of the feet known as "non-pitting edema"? Does anyone know of an AIDS expert in Cardiovascular problems? The only thing I've found is an old conference from Italy from the NYAS, and I'm in NYC. I've had it for months and have... Read more »

Could Edema be an early symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I think I may have been infected by my cheating husband even though he tested negative by PCR at 1 month. I am experiecing pitting edema in my legs, headaches, loose bowels, dizzyiness, and acne. Can someone please tell me if these are signs or... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

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

Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »