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Physical Symptoms Of Hepatitis C

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symptoms of hepatitis C

What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis C? I feel tired all the time and have a small ache on my right side, under the rib cage, it also seems hardened
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Most commonly patients have no symptoms. Those that do often have fatigue. Patients with acute infection uncommonly have other symptoms such as right upper quadrant pain, nausea, loss of appetite and can develop jaundice (turning yellow). If you are... Read more »

Guidelines may need to be revised or clarified

Dear Doctor Bob,I was really hoping for some clarification. You stated in the archives (yes, I did check them) that,"The health care worker guidelines for occupational exposure to coinfected patients suggest HIV-antibody testing at baseline, six...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...guidelines do not mention hepatitis C antibodies, but rather becoming clinically ill with acute hepatitis C. (This would involve physical symptoms, increases in liver function tests, etc.)Your fears are unwarranted.Dr. Bob Read more »

Please please please help 3rd attempt

I'm begging you for your help. I'm not going to lie and say that I will donate money in order to get an answer. If everyone on here that says they will donate actually did so, HIV/AIDS would be cured. I can, however, promise you my sincere...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...guidelines do not mention hepatitis C antibodies, but rather becoming clinically ill with acute hepatitis C. (This would involve physical symptoms, increases in liver function tests, etc.)Your fears are unwarranted.Dr. Bob Read more »

General Question about Hepatitis Infection

Dr. McGovern,Since 2003 I have had 11 negative HIV tests of all kinds, actually 8 of them were back in 2003-2004 and they said don't worry you don't have HIV.Well in Sept of 2009 I started having swollen lymph nodes which have since gone away, but...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not pursue any further HIV testing unless there is a particular recent risk that you are concerned about.No, there should not be any issue related to false negative testing related to chronic hepatitis. I would get tested for hepatitis... Read more »
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Nervous System Problems and Dementia

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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 »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work! This is maybe not the right place to do this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

should i be worried?

Posted by terrifiedmwm, 3 Replies
...getting tested at 13 weeks and again at 6 months. While I know it's not too reliable, I will be paying careful attention to any physical symptoms during the 2-6 week mark. I am married, and I will not have unprotected sex with my wife until I... Read more »