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Hepatitis And Liver Lesions

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Results of abdomen ultrasound question.

I have Hep C and have been HIV positive for 22 years. My ultrasound shows a "mildly coarsened echotexture"of the liver with no hepatic lesions. In 2007 I had a normal echotexture. Should I start treatment for my hep c. My HIV doctor has said I can...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...questions....A few comments....1. There is absolutely no correlation between the level of virus in your blood and disease in your liver. 2. A coarsened look on the ultrasound could mean fibrosis (scarring). I would advise a non-invasive marker of... Read more »

PLZ help me....its really urgent

my dad has been detected with hepatitis C.his viral load is 3063825 IU/ml (reporting range - 43... Read more »

Liver lesions

Hello,I would appreciate your advice on a problem. I have two lesions on my liver,one being 4cm by... Read more »
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...to, severe rash or rash accompanied by 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... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...shows up as swelling, redness and pain. Inflammation can appear nearly anywhere in your body. It can occur in an organ like the liver, in lymph nodes, in nerve fibers, and even in areas outside organs like your immune system. Inflammation can be... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

... 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... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Read more »
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lesiones cutaneas

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...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

Sintomas HPV o Herpes sin lesiones ?

Posted by Anonymous
...conducto que va de la vulva hacia el utero. Me han realizado una citologa y un cultivo ( aparte de pruebas en sangre de silfilis, hepatitis, cultivo viral para herpes, y VIH ) , y todo ha dado negativo, pero desde una relacin de riesgo tengo este... Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »

Hiding KS lesions

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...Any hints about how to cover up KS lesions? Thanks! Read more »