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Edema From 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 medications), or poisons can also cause hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet
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Swollen Glands/Rash due to Hepatitis or HIV?

Doc this is the second time I'm asking this.Please help me.On 28th Jan 2000 I had sex with an escort service girl in USA.I am a virgin male and on that day I used a condom and she gave me oral sex (max 35-40 secs) and then got on top (max 1min)...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...if your are really HIV- or not. You will need to be retested at 2-3 months afterwards, and at 6 months to be 100% certain. Hepatitis B may cause many of the same symptoms, and you should be tested for that as well. Read more »

hepatitis b,cirrhosis and hiv

my spouse has been diagnose with all of the above diseasesnow his face is swelling is this and indicator that he is going thru liver failure he had a biopsy of liver last year and the cirrhosis was confirm did the hepatitis b gave him cirrhosis? and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Face swelling is not a common finding in advanced liver disease. It is usually swelling of the ankles that most people notice first. If he Read more »

edema

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. Read more »

hepatitis

My brother has hepatitis,he will not tell me what stage he has A.B.C,so how can i tell? will he be sick or pain,weight loss ?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...they have decompensated advanced liver disease, when it is usually obvious. Patients with very advanced liver disease may have swelling of their abdomen with fluid. Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Update -- New Intelence Labeling: Severe Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions

...or rash accompanied by fever, general malaise, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, oral lesions, conjunctivitis, facial edema, hepatitis, eosinophilia). Clinical status including liver transaminases should be monitored and appropriate... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Intelence

...fever, malaise (general ill feeling), fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, oral lesions, conjunctivitis, facial edema [swelling], hepatitis, and eosinophilia [increased levels of the white blood cell eosinophil, a sign of an allergic... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

... What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure Read more »
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Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...and secrete urine, and muscle twitching. Other complications associated with methamphetamine intoxication include pulmonary edema, hypoglycemia, intracerebral hemorrhage, hyperthermia, hypertension, confusion, delirium and hyperactivity. ... Read more »
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hepatitis and swollen nodes?

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

Going Psycho

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...asked the lab people they say I need to wait till 6 months to get any conclusion. Is it possible the under armpit lymph node swell related to HIV? As far as I know Lymph nodes under armpit do not swell unless one is infected with serious disease... Read more »

ars-symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
can the people who have tested positive describe the symptoms they experianced during the ars period and after please. Thanks Read more »

QUE ME PASA

Posted by lll, 3 Replies
...Hace ahora 16 meses tuve un contacto de riesgo de contraer VIH - hepatitis c (VACUNADO DE LA B). Desde entonces tengo molestias en el costado derecho y orina muy cargada, heces muy claras, mareos , picor Read more »