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Hepatitis And Liver Lesions

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Ultra sound shows liver lesion.

I had an ultrsound done on my abdomen and the results were mildly coarse hepatic echotexture and I have a well defined hyperechoic liver lesion most likely representing a hemangioma. They want to do a biopsy of my liver since it's been awhile...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your creatinine level is okay right now so I think the MRI is a good idea. It is probably - most likely- a hemangioma...There are very good treatments now for hepatitis C genotype 1 infection (the most common type in the US). Preliminary results in... 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 »

Hepatitis B Liver ultrasound

Dear Dr McGovern, I'm 41 years old male, tested hepatitis B positive 10 years ago (chronic).... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Virus Spreading -- High Hepatitis C, Liver Cancer Rate in Borough Population

A spike in the rate of hepatitis C throughout Queens is behind an "unusually high rate" of liver cancer in the borough, say local health officials. Hepatitis C is a particular concern among newly arrived immigrants from Asia and Russia, said Dr.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

Men with hepatitis B are more likely than women to develop liver cancer, and serum concentrations of male sex hormones may play a part, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hepatitis B viruses have a special DNA sequence that draws it... 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 government. The study was... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

About the Liver and Hepatitis The Liver and Its Many Functions The liver is the largest organ in the human body. Approximately the size of a football, it is located in the upper right part of the abdomen. We can't live without a functioning liver.... Read more »
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Sintomas HPV o Herpes sin lesiones ?

Posted by Anonymous
Tengo un picor constante en el 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... Read more »

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 and let others share your... Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
Hello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... 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 »