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Hepatitis A And Enlarged Liver

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Enlarged Liver

Is an enlarged live a sign of a Hep A,B, or C infection? My PCP said my liver was large, but smooth with no bumps that he could feel during an annual physical exam. Also, why is there no vaccine for Hep A and C?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...viral hepatitis. You will need multiple laboratories and imaging with a ultrasound at the very least. There is a vaccine for hepatitis A, but not for hepatitis C. Scientists are working on HCV vaccine aggressively... Read more »

Enlarged Liver

My doctor said that my liver was large. He said he should not have been able to feel my liver as... Read more »

re: enlarged liver and atripla (light colour stools)

I have started on Atripla since exactly a month, my stool has turned light coloured since 4 days.... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV (cytomegalovirus), or cryptosporidiosis Hepatitis usually caused by infection with the hepatitis A, B, or C virus Alcohol or drug abuse Liver Disease and Women Some liver problems occur during... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...recommendedin prevention and treatment guidelines. The HBV vaccine is also available in a combinationshot with the vaccine for hepatitis A (Twinrix). Who Should Get It? Since the early 1990s, vaccination programs for newborns of mothers with... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...diarrhea,headaches, skin rash, skin discoloration Serious Side Effects: Buildup of lactic acid in the blood, enlarged liver,lipodystrophy Special Considerations: Get tested for hepatitis B (HBV) before... Read more »
Women Alive

Hepatitis: What Is It?

...pathophysiology, specific causes and treatments that are available both commercially or in current clinical trials for viral hepatitis A, B, and C, and drug/alcohol induced hepatitis. So what is the liver and what does it do? The liver is... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

liver and spleen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone that is hiv positve..........did you experience liver or spleen pain or enlargment? Read more »

to uhoh, confused, others

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Some of you may remember me. I only posted a few times about a year ago. I am one of the original 8 that still has symptoms but tested negative at 12 months ELISA and PCR. It's been 14 months since my exposure. I had ruled HIV out and went on with... Read more »