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Swollen From Hep A Shot

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Swollen liver and repeat of Hep.B shots

Doctor,I was told my liver was swollen and I had a fatty liver. Further test results showed I was either getting over Hepitis B virus and my imune was very low. I had the shots when I worked at the hospital on the cancer floor as a nurse. I am very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
A swollen liver is something you must get good follow-up for. I would want you to see a hepatologist.Fatty liver is common and can be benign. But if the fat becomes inflammed it can cause scarring. You may need a liver biopsy.As for the hepatitis B... Read more »

do i need hep b booster shot?

Good day Doctor; i just want to ask if i need hep b booster shot, if my anti hbs is reactive (55.77... Read more »

do i need a hep b booster shot?

hi doctor, do i need a booster shot on hep b when my anti hbs is reactive (RESULT: 55.7 mIU/L C.O.V... Read more »
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hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
continued fron last post remeber ars 3 weeks after swollen
non tender lymph nodes mild sorethroat diarrhea sore in mouth and rash that did not itch and i passed it off as sun exposure and severe soremuscle in neck sent off for pcr hep c and hiv rna... Read more »

Hep B plesae help

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
Just got an email back from Dr. Ben on my HEP A, B,C. He told me that I have been exposed to hep B and he says its nothing hes worried about??!?!?! Yuck! I also told him that I did start a series on B vacs a couple years ago but never followed... Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
still having symptoms having brown plaque on tongue
cannot go to the mouth room severe constipation having numbness in in hands insomina sleep apnea swollen eye lids
constant grumbling in stomach swollen saliva gland ears still popping pains in liver... Read more »