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How Long Do Chronic Hepatitis Symptoms Last

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long term effects of chronic hepatitis b

I'm 17, and i have chronic hepatitis b. I've been told that theree's a chance of liver cancer when i get older. What are the chances of this and around when will it happen if it does?
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Yes, patients with chronic hep B have an increased risk to develop liver cancer.The risk is higher after the patient progresses to cirrhosis of the liver.You can prevent this risk by having treatment to erradicate the hep.B virus from your... Read more »

Contact with chronic Hepatitis (PCR 9900 v/ml)

Im really concerned. Four days ago I had contaminated my hand with virginal fluids of chronic... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

...die from complications of chronic liver disease. Most patients have no symptoms until the disease is far advanced. Managing Chronic Hepatitis B or Chronic Hepatitis C Health experts recommend that people who have chronic viral hepatitis take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Living With Chronic Hepatitis B

...Take Care of My Liver? Is There Treatment for Hepatitis B? What if I Am Pregnant? For Information on Viral Hepatitis Chronic hepatitis B is a life-long liver disease that can be spread to others. What Should You Know to Keep Others... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...after someone is exposed to the Hepatitis B virus. Acute infection can -- but does not always -- lead to chronic infection. Chronic Hepatitis B virus infection is a long-term illness that occurs when the Hepatitis B virus remains in a... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Low-Dose Adefovir for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B in HIV-Infected People

...alone. 2 Moreover, co-infection with HBV can make treating HIV infection challenging, because studies have suggested that chronic hepatitis B makes it more difficult for people to tolerate their HIV medications because they are more... Read more »
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Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...is maybe not the right place to do this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of... Read more »

HIV Positive dentist

Posted by doglove, 5 Replies
I have been studying towards a career in the health professions. Just recently I have decided to go for a dental career. I am seriously reconsidering this as people might stop coming to me if they find out I am positive. It's a lot of money to... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...start of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd Week Post Exposure and the Symptoms Included: Feverish Feeling (But NO FEVER) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal Inflammation with Pain(Continued from Later half of... Read more »

hi!!

Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
hi everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... Read more »