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Stages Of Hepatitis

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Stages of Hepatitis B

HiI am a little confused about the stages of Hepatitis B. My doctor is a really nice person but seems a little shy to talk to me about my Hepatitis B. I get the impression that she...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Unfortunately, the one test that I need to know to tell you whether this is acute or not is not in your list.If there is a suspicion that someone has acute hepatitis B, the hepatitis B core IgM antibody should be drawn. If the Ig M is positive then... Read more »

hepatitis c stage three tumor marker 8.8

I have had diagnosis since 1990 , I feel I am declining in my energy level. Do I have cancer now???... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Peregrine's Tarvacin Safe in First Hepatitis C Trial

On Monday, Tustin, Calif.-based Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. said its drug candidate Tarvacin appeared "safe and well-tolerated" in an early-stage clinical trial of hepatitis C patients. The drug is designed to stimulate the body's immune defenses... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Fair Offers Free HIV, Hepatitis Tests

On Friday, St. Petersburg and Pinellas County health officials will stage a health fair at Williams Park, 2nd Ave. N. and 3rd St. N. Free HIV and hepatitis tests will be offered; other health screenings and flu shots will also be available. The fair... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gilead's Hepatitis C Therapy Called Successful

In early-stage study results reported recently to investors, Gilead Sciences Inc. said its four-drug combination eliminated hepatitis C virus in patients. The trial examined the use of Gilead GS-9256 and GS-9190 with the standard drugs ribavirin and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

France -- Studying End-Stage Liver Disease

If left untreated, HCV infection causes healthy liver tissue to be replaced with scar tissue in a process called fibrosis. Eventually, as fibrosis spreads, the liver becomes increasingly dysfunctional and the health of the body is affected as this... Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
This article
Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

end stage

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
anyone have infomation on end stage hiv has anyone been at late stage and not had hiv antibody, at clinic they told me at late stage you may not have antibody, ive had so many problems and after high risk tested but neg but no reason why all... Read more »

The 5 Stages of Pos

Posted by riverprincess, 4 Replies
A way to see and understand about life being pos. There are 5 stages that we mentally/emotionally go through once you pass through just the senseless fear of being tested.

Stage 1-- You think being diagnosed as pos means a death sentence. Your fear... Read more »

my friend is now in the final stages...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Watching my best friend die, it really hurts

My friend is now in final stages of aids, I try very hard to stay
positive for her sake. We have been friends for over 20 years, I
am telling myself that I should be grateful I have had her for
this long,... Read more »