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Scarring From Hepatitis

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including
Ask the Experts

hepatitis c

what will happen if you don't take care of yourself with hvc such as drinking to much drunk all the time that much drinking
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Alcohol and hepatitis C are the worst possible combination. Alcohol by itself causes scarring of the liver. However, together with hepatitis C, the scarring is much worse. Alcohol also increases the level of virus in your Read more »

MIld Scarring of the Liver

I was diganosed with hepatitis b which is postive at this moment I had a liver biopsy about a week ago and the doctor said I have mild scarring of the liver he did not explain to me what this is so I dont know what is going on with my health I have...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...From what you are describing I suspect that you recently acquired hepatitis B and your doctor is waiting six months to see if your hepatitis B surface antigen clears on its own. If it does, then you have Read more »

stage 2 of liver biopsy

what is stage 2 of liver biopsy and treatments for hvc
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Stage 2 means that you have some scarring and I would definitely treat you for hepatitis C with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. Read more »

hep B and HIV

what are the side effects of Hep without taking any medication
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B can cause scarring of the liver so it is important to get a liver biopsy. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...as long as 20 or 30 years. About 15%% of people with chronic Hepatitis B develop serious liver conditions, such as cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) or liver cancer. Even as the liver becomes diseased, some people still do not have symptoms,... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

...viruses: Hepatitis A, B or C. The effects of each virus are different. In some cases viral Hepatitis can lead to cirrhosis (scarring of the liver), which can lead to serious life-threatening diseases including cancer of the liver. People can die... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How 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 »

blister scar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, I wanted to try and make a conclusion about my incident that many of u are familiar with already. Please try to comprehend and help me in this situation, as it has been reeally stressing and depressing for me. My main worry was not the... Read more »

any other opinions please!!! I'm so scarred

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Back in May I had vaginal sex with a male partner and we used a latex condom (Durex brand) and astroglide lube- the condom stayed in tact and didn't break, fall off or leak. I asked my partner if he had been tested for STD's and he said yes, and... Read more »