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How Do You Know If You Have Hepatitis

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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms of hepatitis C? What is chronic hepatitis C? How is hepatitis C diagnosed? How is hepatitis C... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Quarter of Los Angeles Homeless Have Hepatitis C: Half Don't Know It

Among 534 homeless adults surveyed at 41 shelters and meal programs in downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row, 26.7 percent tested positive for hepatitis C virus, a new study found. Of those with HCV, 46.1 percent were unaware of their infection. However,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

In recent years, a lot has been written about hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in people who also have HIV (co-infection). HCV is a significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

To know if I cured from hepatitis A?

how to know surely if i have cured from hepatitis A? what of test I should do?anti Hav?anti hav IgM?I recently anti HAV reactive...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
All persons clear hepatitis A. It is not a chronic infection so you don't have to worry about this. No testing is necessary to see if you cleared it.... Read more »

alcoholic hepatitis and hepatitis C

Dear Doctor, I have two of the most loved and wonderful sons in the world. One has Hepatitis C and has taken interferon without success. He is doing good however with lots of vitamins and a healthy diet. Is there any typical amount of time when...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Mom,Sorry to hear about your sons' troubles. The best prognostic indicator for hepatitis C is a liver biopsy. That will help him decide on future therapy. The new pegylated interferons will be available this year and he may be a candidate,... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »

Can contract Hepatitis C through...

I just wanted to know if it is possable to contract Hepatitis C through oral sex? I am very concerned about this issue and would apreciate a answer As Soon As Possable. Thank You...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not know of any cases of hepatitis C transmitted through oral sex.Dr. McGovern... Read more »
Connect With Others

Anyone know of a good Hepatitis Forum?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone know of a good Hepatitis Forum?
Thanks.

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Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine.

We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14

We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for your participation.

We are also giving incentives for qualifying referrals!

Our... 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 »