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Physical Symptoms Of Hepatitis B

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Acute hepa b person things must do

I was recently diagnosed for an acute Hepa B last Dec.26,2009.Thanks for the appearance of the symptoms then(jaundice and dark urine, itchy skin etc.). I took rest for 1 month and now I'm back to work because my symptoms are getting better(jaundice...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Most adults clear acute Hepatitis B infection on their own without any treatment.Your normal LFTS are very reassuring. You should have followup testing in around May. I suspect your surface antigen will be nonreactive. Read more »

signs and symptoms of hepatitis B and the effective treatment

ok...thank you Dr.Conway,I hope you'll not be annoyed. I had another question. Well,so how long will it be to get immunity after vaccination? What would be the best treatment of hepatitis B virus? Is it true that even if you are treated your still...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It may take a month or so after you begin the immunization sequence for HBV to get measurable immunity, although you should still get the 3 injections at month 0, 1 and 6. If treatment is ever needed, many drugs are now available, such as... Read more »

what are the symptoms of hepatitis b

What are the symptoms of hepatitis b?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The symptoms of viral hepatitis include fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea, right upper quadrant pain; sometimes also yellow eyes and skin, light stools and dark urine.Dr. McG Read more »

Scared of Hepatitis

I went to the doctor for a routine physical and found out that my AST and ALT levels were extremely high. I had been sick two weeks before. The doctor called me in a week later to re-do the tests and also test for Hepatitis. When the 2nd set of...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would strongly suspect that your symptoms were related to acute hepatitis B. Most of the time, the infection clears on its own without treatment. You will need follow up to determine that the virus has cleared spontaneously. If your HBsAg is still... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

joel gallant believes in other viruses!!!

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
a very good question posted at Hopkins. I would just like to post this for those out there that think its ridiculous that there is some other HIV-like virus out there that may cause bad symptoms. joel even says so! now do you believe it?! ... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After a high-risk exposure on Feb 3, 2000, I become sick within a week with diarrhia, weight loss, pain/swelling under the rib cage and shortness of breath. I also noticed a single sore a few days after the exposure on the penis. I subsequently... Read more »

Please help me, I am very sick...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I am from Russia, so I am sorry for my English. Please let me know what do you think. On the end of the June I had unprotected vaginal sex with the woman, when I was on vacation on seashore. 5 weeks after(or little bit less, on 1st of... Read more »