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Is Hepatitis Contagious

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Ask the Experts

Gilbert syndrome

Is gilbert syndrome a form of hepatitis and is it contagious?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...glucuronyltransferase) responsible for the metabolism of bilirubin. Generally harmless, Gilbert's syndrome is neither a form of hepatitis nor contagious.BY Read more »

Hepatitis Risk affecting HIV test results

Hey Doc,I recently tested HIV negative 19 weeks after a possible exposure. I did however catch... Read more »

hepa b

is hepatitis b considered contagious disease? how it is being transmitted to anyone, is it through... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...viral hepatitis in the past, it is still possible to get the other types. What is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that results from infection with the Hepatitis A virus. It can range in severity from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...type of viral hepatitis in the past, it is still possible to get the other types. What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...type of viral hepatitis in the past, it is still possible to get the other types. What is hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

The ABC's of Hepatitis

...after letters of the alphabet. Hepatitis A, B and C are most common, while D and E are relatively rare. Viral hepatitis is a contagious disease that attacks the liver. Hepatitis can cause inflammation of the liver, usually producing swelling and... Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 4 Replies
...tambien tuve dolores fuertes de cabeza , y ahora despues de casi dos meses sigo igual , nose que creer ya que me hize pruebas de hepatitis , de fiebre reumatoide y nada , y mis plaquetas estan normales , mi fosfatasa alcalina esta super elevada... Read more »

clean needles

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
answer my question for me here is where i posted it http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=death&Number=17596&page=0&view=expanded&sb=5 If you do know the answers here my email hacktec@ecolovers.com Read more »

expert advice please

Posted by glucks, 3 Replies
On june 7th I went to a strip club, where I was invited into the vip room. I got a little more than I thought you could get in a strip club. I was getting a handjob no exposure there. Than she put her fingers in her and than in my mouth, not sure... Read more »

why is this?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
why is hiv much harder to transmit than other std's such as clymidia? Read more »