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Jaundice Caused By Hepatitis

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...infection and scarring (cirrhosis). Viral Hepatitis Scientists know about six viruses that can cause hepatitis. They are called hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G viruses, or HAV, HBV, and so on. Over 90% of cases of hepatitis are caused by hepatitis A, B, or C. Viral hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute means the first few weeks to months after you get hepatitis. You may feel sick for a couple of weeks. Chronic hepatitis means that the...
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MILD JAUNDICE TREATMENT?

I SUFFER MILD JAUNDICE DUE TO AN ATTACK OF HEPATIS [A] YEARS BACK. I EXPERIENCE ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT. IS THERE ANY TREATMENT AVAILABLE. TOTALLY IMPOTENT & DEPREESED. PLEASE HELP DEAR DOCTORPETER
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...There is no specific treatment for the jaundice caused by hepatitis A. Hepatitis A usually resolves on its own in a matter of weeks; indeed there is no antiviral treatment for acute hepatitis Read more »

hepatitis

what is jaundice hepatitis
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...you have yellow skin from hepatitis. Inflammation of the liver, whether it is from a viral infection or medications, or other causes, can lead to jaundice, when the liver is malfunctioning. Read more »

jaundice

how can you transmit yellow jaundice from one person to another
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It depends on what caused the yellow jaundice in the first place. Jaundice is the result of many different kinds of liver problems. One type is viral hepatitis, Read more »

fibrosys stage 2

after 10 days in a hospital with HIV and completely jaundiced my doctor finally did a liver biopsy and found out i have HCV and fribrosys stage 2, is that very serious, is it cirrosys, please help because my doctor is good at making faces but not at...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...infection.If it is determined that you have new acute HCV, then early treatment would offer you the best chance of cure.Other causes of jaundice should be considered (including hepatitis A and B) and medications and others. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? Hepatitis A , Hepatitis B , and Hepatitis C are diseases caused by three different viruses. Although each can cause similar symptoms, they have different modes of transmission... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? Hepatitis A , Hepatitis B , and Hepatitis C are diseases caused by three different viruses. Although each can cause similar symptoms, they have different modes of transmission and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? Hepatitis A , hepatitis B , and hepatitis C are diseases caused by three different viruses. Although each can cause similar symptoms, they have different modes of transmission... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

...high fever, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and tell-tale jaundice. Jaundice is a yellow discoloration of skin and eyes, caused by an increase in liver enzymes. The symptoms usually last 1 to 4 weeks. Symptoms, if you have any, will show... Read more »
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hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are infected with the Hepatitis C virus. Only... Read more »

After 15 Months Just Tested POS!!!

Posted by pozsailor1, 5 Replies
NO NOT HIV, thank God! Pos for CMV. I don't know what that means for me now, but as I've been telling numerous Docs all along there is something wrong with me. That's what led me to hiv, big mistake. I still have groggy type headaches, slight... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
...This article Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have Read more »