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Hepatitis Skin Redness

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription
Ask the Experts

dry skin and redness on penis

A couple of days ago I noticed that there was a little red area on my penis. It just looked like it was irritted and dry. The dry area got bigger. But it does not itch, no discharge, no puss and no discomfort at all.Just wondering what it could...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like it may be a fungal dermatitis. See a physician for a definitive diagnosis. Read more »

symptoms

I usually get a lot of red blotches on my skin only when its really hot out or when i get super nervous and embarrased on my chest though? Could this hepatitis?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...This would not be likely to be due to hepatitis. Hepatitis B can sometimes be associated with a rash, but usually in the setting of new infection. Uncommonly a patient with hepatitis B Read more »

Hepitis-C

My husband has hep-c and I cannot find what the symptoms are when it begins to progress. He is not on treatment, but although he works out he seems to be getting a "tummy" on him and he's really exhausted, plus he seems not to remember at times. ...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...The thing is: you cannot wait for the symtoms.Hepatitis C is an asymptomatic disease,and when the patient shows symptoms,these are referable to advanced liver disease and cirrhosis.THe Read more »

Hepatitis C and skin blotches

Dear Dr.,My husband has developed red blotches/marks over the last year on his skin (predominantly over his chest and upper arms) which his doctor says is due to his hepatitis C and often refers to 'heptomegalia'. What does this mean? He is not...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...on the chest above the nipples. If that is what they are, they signal cirrhosis and your husband should discuss treating his hepatitis with his MD. Hepatomegaly means big liver and usually also means something is wrong. You should address this... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...pneumonia. The vaccine takes 2 or 3 weeks to become effective. The protection lasts for about 5 years in people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506 ): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...phosphotase): liver enzyme Bilirubin: blood pigment High enzyme levels can indicate liver damage caused by medications, alcohol, hepatitis (an inflammation of the liver), or street drugs. LFTs also include bilirubin, a blood pigment. High... 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 »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »