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Hep B Symptoms

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Recovered from Hep-B, however still have symptoms, very confused!

Dear Dr,I recovered from a severe bout with Acute Hepatitis-B 4 months ago and I cleared the surface antigen and developed surface antibodies and all my liver enzymes are back to normal, however my stools are still yellow and I cant figure out why....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is not clear to me why your stools might be yellow in color but I wouldn't expect that to be from your liver. As for fatty liver - Fatty liver in and of itself is a benign condition. If the fat becomes inflammed, something called... Read more »

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HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unprotected oral sex semen was mixed with blood( i think he slept with a hooker) gave me gonnorhea which was treated and hep b. i have had all the symptoms of ars, night sweats, fever, swollen glands, swollen throat, itchinhands and feet. i have... Read more »