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How Do Doctors Test For Hepatitis A B And C

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High SGPT

I do have high sgpt 2x higher than the normal range.. All my complete blood count is normal except for the sgpt and my glocuse and my ultrasound is normal. I do have diabetes though. The doctors cant figure out whats wrong with me... Are there other...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Do you have a liver doctor? Have you got tested for Hepatitis B or C? Are you taking any medications or supplements that may be increasing your liver enzymes?Nelson Read more »

HELP DOCTOR!!!

Hi doctor,I`m a boy, and 4months and a half ago i practised with a man anal sex (me insertive)with... Read more »

how long will I live????

I have just been diagnosed with HIV, how long can I expect to live?? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

... Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...risk of side effects with HIVmedications may be slightly higher. I have HIV. What are mytreatment options for Hep C? Your doctor will see how healthy your liver is bydoing blood tests and other procedures such asan ultrasound or biopsy of your... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...will I know if I have Hepatitis B? Talk to your health professional. Since many people with Hepatitis B do not have symptoms, doctors diagnose the disease by one or more blood tests. These tests look for the presence of antibodies or antigens... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...should have their enzyme level re-checked several times over a 6-12 month period. If the liver enzyme level remains normal, the doctor may check it less frequently, such as once a year. Who should get tested for hepatitis C? Talk to your... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

Should I or should I not get tested for HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HIV before and I am a neurotic with anxiety issues. After feeling like I have swollen glands for the past 2 months, my family doctor examined me and told me I didn't. I told him that I was afraid about HIV since I recently had protected sex with... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We read a lot on here and all about how you take longer to become posivite - or atl east those nurses did - and they were coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV. so what's that mean? does that mean that the window period doesn't work if we're... Read more »

Hepatitis testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this isn't a hiv question,but does anyone know if hepatitis B and C testing is as accurate at 6 months as hiv tesing.Just wondering as ive tested neg for hiv and hep at 6 months,I know that the hiv is 100% accurate at 6 months but don't know... Read more »