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Relationship Between Jaundice And Severity Hep A

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis B and HIV relationship

Is there any direct link or relationship between hepatitis B(HBV) and HIV, or are they completely disconnected?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
They are completely unrelated viruses. HBV is a DNA virus; HIV is an RNA virus. They are similar in terms of how high they replicate in the body; they also can become resistant to medications. Both can be transmitted through injection drug use and... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...order they were discovered. Before hepatitis C was discovered in 1989, the virus was referred to as "non-A non-B hepatitis."Hepatitis A and BAfter an HCV diagnosis, it's important to find out whether you are protected against hepatitis A and B --... Read more »

Please help my daughter

fine some peace. I have asked this on the Hep C forum but got no answers.She is 29 weeks pregnant. She has been treated in the emergency room for Anxiety over this question. Her boyfriend is Hep C+. They had unprotected sex in June. She is now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hepatitis C as we all HIV/hepatitis coinfection below. You can also review the information in the The Body's Expert Forum on Hepatitis and HIV Co-infection for additional information. Dr. Bob HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection Coinfection with HIV and... Read more »

Jaundice and hepatitis

Is it possible to have jaundice and/or hepatitis with normal bilirubin levels and liver function tests ?
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...pigment in the skin or mucosas.To have clinical jaundice, you need increased bilirubin levels,usually more than 3.0iu.Acute hepatitis, is defined as acute inflamatory process of the liver,and is associated with high hepatic enzymes.In chronic... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C?... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...I have hepatitis B -- which I never heard of before. Hepatitis is an infectious, blood-borne virus that inflames the liver. Hepatitis A is often transmitted through foods tainted with microscopic amounts of fecal matter, particularly during... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine. Cannot be administered before age 6 weeks or after age 7 years. TWINRIX®: Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccine. recommended for persons aged ≥18 years who are at increased risk for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Hepatitis D virus, a viroid (incomplete virus) that requires an active (acute or chronic) HBV infection to replicate and cause delta hepatitis virus infection, delta hepatitis, and chronic liver disease. IDUs: Injection-drug users; persons who... Read more »
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NEGATIVO VIH Y DUDAS CON HEPATITIS

Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
...cual ahora tengo unas dudas que tal vez me puedan contestar o decirme adonde lo puedo averiguar. Yo tengo la vacuna contra la hepatitis B, el resultado del anlisis respecto de las hepatitis dice lo siguiente: Hepatitis B: Antigeno de... Read more »

Tratamiento para Hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos, investigando en red, he encontrado que existe cura para la hepatitis b, que consiste en vacunar a la persona en tres oportunidades en diferentes momentos. Quisiera que me digan si hay vacunas para Read more »

Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? 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 Read more »