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Hepatitis B Joint Pain

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The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...headache Serious Side Effects: Hypersensitivity (rash, flulike symptoms and sometimes organproblems, including liver failure), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rashaccompanied by fever, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, facial andtongue swelling) Special Considerations: Contact your health care provider immediately if symptoms ofsevere skin reactions develop to discuss possibly stopping...
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muscle pain

hi! doc., i'm diagnosed with positive hbv last year. I want to ask about my condition because i usually have muscle pain.. and also to my joints. what medicines do i need to take?..or my condition is chronic..? im taking liver-aide and vit c.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B does not commonly cause ongoing joint aches and muscle pain. There may be an associated condition or some other illness. I would discuss with your physician. Read more »

Hepatitis B acute positive and negative HIV test

Dear Sir, In Agust 07 got tested for HIV and result was negative. On the 3rd of March 2008 I got tested for Hepatitis B and got positive result, and negative for HIV and all other hepatitis types.I has a small flu end of December, and all symptoms...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...It sounds like you just had acute hepatitis B virus infection. Read more »

Hepatitis B

What are some of the symptoms for Hepatitis B?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) can lead to some of the following symptoms: Jaundice (yellow pigmentation to skin and eyes), fatigue, fever, loss of appetite, Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Antibody Tests

Dr. Dieterich:While I understand that there are other tests capable of detecting hepatitis b and c more quickly after a potential exposure than the antibody tests, can you tell me what the window period is for the antibody tests to detect hepatitis...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The window period is usually around 6 months reliably. However most people show antibodies at 3 months but some may take as long as 12 months although that would be a rarity. DTD Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention

...Contents Hepatitis B prevention How great is the risk for hepatitis B? You may be at risk for hepatitis B if you: How is hepatitis B virus spread? Can hepatitis B be spread by food? What is the hepatitis B carrier state? What are... Read more »
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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...pain, my neck hurts when I move it a certain way on the side, and now I have a nagging pain in the joint by my right knee. The joint pain by my knee comes and goes. It will hurt for 2 seconds, disappear and then come back like 2 minutes later. ... Read more »

co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rash on left cheek (for 3 weeks). Slightly reddish skin with dandruff. - after 7 weeks - occasional muscle aches and also some joint pain in fingers (for 8 weeks now). Muscle aches were quite heavy at the beginning, they started after drinking a... Read more »

co-infection - nonsense!

Posted by Anonymous
...prostitute. My symptoms were: - after 4 weeks a mild rash on my face for 3 weeks - right after that occasional muscle aches and lately joint pain for over two months I just visited a doctor to get the results after 14 weeks: all negative! :) ... Read more »