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Is Autoimmune Hepatitis Progressive

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autoimmune hepatitis

is autoimmune hepatitis genetic or hereditary ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is suspected that some patients may have a genetic predisposition, but it is not known for sure. There are two types of autoimmune hepatitis. One can develop in people of any age. The other type, usually develops in only girls or young women and... 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 »

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... Read more »
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Rapidly Progressing Hepatitis C in New York Gay Men

Recent outbreaks of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) have been reported in England, France, Germany, Holland, and the United States. Many of these cases were sexually transmitted, which is unusual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meta-Analysis: Increased Mortality Associated With Hepatitis C in HIV-Infected Persons Is Unrelated to HIV Disease Progression

It is unclear whether co-infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) increases mortality in HIV patients during the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Using meta-analysis, the study authors estimated the effect of HCV infection on HIV... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Focus on Hepatitis: Does GB Virus C Protect Against HIV Disease Progression?

Editor's Note: This article was first e-published February 3, 2005, at www.aidsmap.com . Coinfection with hepatitis G (or GB virus C) may not be a protective factor in the progression of HIV disease, according to a longitudinal study presented in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dietary Cholesterol Promotes Progression in Hepatitis C

Results of a study by Lei Yu of the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues indicate that patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection should avoid eating foods with cholesterol, which is present in... Read more »
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AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE AND TESTING RESULTS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you had an autoimmune disorder and didnt know it and you tested 18 weeks post exposure could your results still be negative? I've heard that if you had an autoimmune disorder it wouldn't cause a negative but either an intermediate or false... Read more »

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H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

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Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »