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Hepatitis And Liver Disease

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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 Read more »

liver disease

dear dr bob i am the one who wrote you a while ago and told you about taking 75 asprin in an... Read more »

Link between Hepatitis B infection and fatty liver

Hello Dr McGovern,I have a question regarding the relationship between chronic Hep B infection and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Hepatitis C in HIVers May Cause Rapid Liver Disease -- Forum

... At a recent San Francisco forum entitled "Could you survive HIV only to die from hepatitis C?" presenters talked about the growing number of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections found among HIV-positive men who have sex Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Liver Disease to Skyrocket if Hepatitis C Patients Not Treated

... Untreated hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection will cause a 38 percent rise in liver disease in Australia over the next decade, according to a quadrennial study conducted by the University of New South Wales and the federal Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Few Coffees a Day Keep Liver Disease at Bay: Study

...disease progress; however, few study participants consumed tea. The full report, " Coffee Intake Is Associated With Lower Rates of Liver Disease Progression in Chronic Hepatitis C ," was published in Hepatology (2009;doi:10.1002/hep.23162). ... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis A

...liver. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Up to one-third of Americans show signs of past infection with... Read more »
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The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
... I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
...This article Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons Read more »

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Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
hi everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...transplantation in the U.S. The demand for liver transplants for this indication has increased by a least 12-fold since 1990. ? Chronic liver disease is now among the top ten causes of death for Americans age 25 years and older. Chronic hepatitis... Read more »