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How Long Can I Live With Autoimmune Hepatitis

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Chronic HBV can lead to autoimmune hepatitis?

Hello Dr McGovern,I have been a life-long carrier of Hepatitis B for 40 years. My doctor believes I am an inactive carrier because my liver function tests, ALT, AST have been consistently normal. (By normal, I mean ALT < 33 IU, not like the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I looked up the journal article you found, but you will note that this is only a studies of laboratory phenomena...There are no liver biopsy results reported. Autoimmune disease is a diagnosis based on liver histology in most cases. Some patients... Read more »

Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need... Read more »

How Long Can You Live with Hepatitis B

My Aunt has been undergoing testing for artery problems and they told her she has HBV. She is 65... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Living With Chronic Hepatitis B

What Should You Know to Keep Others From Getting Infected With HBV? What Is Chronic (Life-Long) Hepatitis B? How Serious Is Hepatitis B? How Could You Have Been Infected With HBV? How Can I Take Care of My Liver? Is There Treatment for... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Issues Affecting People Living With HCV/HIV Coinfection Acute HCV Infection in HIV-Positive Gay Men "It changes how you think about sexual risk." "Prior to the HCV infection, I had a reasonably active sex life, mostly with other HIV-positive... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Managing and Treating HCV "My doctors have warned me my health may be at more risk from HCV than HIV. I've been urged to have biopsies done of my liver and to consider going on treatment for HCV. I've decided to delay embarking on therapy for two... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

First Questions We would like to briefly address the most basic questions about HCV and HIV up front. You can read more about many of these issues in later chapters. What Is Hepatitis C? The word hepatitis just means inflammation of the... Read more »
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AutoImmune disorders???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What would be considered an autoimmune disorder? How long would they postpone the tests from finding antibodies?
EX - if I have crhons disease, asthma, allergies..... etc..... since these are considered autoimmune disease would they delay the tests... Read more »

question on autoimmune

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have seen several comments on Autoimmune diseases and immunosupressants? Worried2002 in particular, where did you pull up info on them delayng testing? I have arthrits and have been on immunosuppressant drugs and was told by 3 people whom I... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 4 Replies
how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn STDROmance.com Read more »