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Liver Biopsy For Hepatitis

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Hepatitis C- Liver Biopsy

After the liver biopsy, am I correct in assuming that the doctor should be able to tell us what genotype of hepatitis c my ex-husband has? dont really understand this part of my research. Thank you again!!!!!!!!!
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...The liver biopsy provides information about the stage and activity of the liver disease. Genotyping is performed on a blood sample. Certain Read more »

hepatitis b

my husband was send to the hospital for liver biopsy his doctor said his hepatitis b virus copies... Read more »

Hep C-1A

I was diagnosed in May of having the disease. I've had a liver sonagram and the report states that... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Liver Biopsy

...analysis of a very small sample of liver tissue. The sample is examined for signs of scarring or other disease or damage. A liver biopsy is the best way to check the condition of the liver. Hepatitis C (HCV) viral load or liver function tests do... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...hepatitis C or another type of hepatitis. Your doctor may suggest getting a liver biopsy if chronic hepatitis C is suspected. A liver biopsy is a test for liver damage. The doctor uses a needle to remove a tiny piece of liver, which is then... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Chronic Hepatitis C: Current Disease Management

... Introduction Risk Factors and Transmission Clinical Symptoms and Signs Serologic Tests Liver Biopsy Immunostaining Diagnosis Treatment The Future of Hepatitis C: Research Selected Review Articles and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Controversial Aspects of Hepatitis C Transmission, Monitoring, Care and Treatment

... Sexual transmission Safety of light-to-moderate alcohol intake Liver biopsy Access to treatment for drinkers Access to treatment for injecting drug users How long to treat genotype Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

NEED URGENT ADVICE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
HI,I HOPE SOMEONE COULD BE KIND ENOUGH TO HELP ME WITH SOME ADVICE.IVE TESTED NOW OUT TO ONE YEAR,AFTER A SEXUAL EXPOSURE.EXPOSURE WAS 14/7/01.LAST TEST 19/7/02.STILL ANTIBODY NEG.ALSO DNA,AND BDNA NEG.BUT HERE IS THE PROBLEM. IVE GOT LOSS OF FAT ON... Read more »

SEEKING PEOPLE WHO USED INTERFERON FOR HEPATIS C

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HELLO ! MY LIVER DOCTOR WANTS ME TO USED INTEFERON FOR THE HEPATITIS C, BUT THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS THAT MY T-CELLS GO UP AND DOWN. MY T-CELLS ARE 325 NOW BUT THE LAST MONTH WERE 221 AND THE MONTH Read more »