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Life Expectancy Of Hepatitis B And C Combined

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Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

besides obvious mental issue lol,can i go woohoo?

Posted by bios23, 3 Replies
Hey!
After reading the posts here, it has been really reassuring. let me tell you my experience. PLEASE help me by answering me. I promise I will give back to this community with my personal experience with hiv (whichever it turns to) in the future.

H... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »
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ma'am pls help me out

as per ur advice i underwent liver biopsyresults-Vascular relationships preserved.Portal areas expanded with a moderate lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate. Plasma cells are plenty and are seen spilling into the adjecent liver plates, and interface...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are excellent treatments for hepatitis B. You will need to discuss the options with your physician but don't despair - you will do very well with close monitoring of your liver by ultrasound every six months and close checking of your HBV... Read more »

Recovered from Hep-B, however still have symptoms, very confused!

Dear Dr,I recovered from a severe bout with Acute Hepatitis-B 4 months ago and I cleared the surface antigen and developed surface antibodies and all my liver enzymes are back to normal, however my stools are still yellow and I cant figure out why....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is not clear to me why your stools might be yellow in color but I wouldn't expect that to be from your liver. As for fatty liver - Fatty liver in and of itself is a benign condition. If the fat becomes inflammed, something called... Read more »

Hep-B and futher testing

Hello,I had a very severe acute bout with Hepatitis-B 2 years ago, luckily I recovered and my LFT's are all within normal range. My question is that recently I caught up with an old friend of mine who is an MD in Internal Medicine and he said...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your case was severe, most likely you did recover and cleared the virus. However, I agree with your friend, that you should have follow-up testing to be absolutely certain. I expect the results will be good. Dr. M... Read more »

Please help

HelloPlease doc help me, I have tested HIV negative, but I have strange (looks unhealthy) irregular fungal like (excema!? parasite? herpes? fat bulbs?) stuff under and in my nipples. Also when I look at them in the mirror, I see some irregular spots...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Everyone's nipples have 'bumps' in the skin-- that's normal. I can't get a clearer mental picture than that from what you've told me. For a definitive diagnosis, please see a physician.... Read more »
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Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »