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Symptoms Of Alcoholic Hepatitis

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Alcohol and Hepatitis B Carrier

Could you please advise about the drinking of Alcohol for a Hepatitis B Carrier with no symptoms? Also is it possible for a Carrier not be a carrier in the future? and if so how does one know? Thanks...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alcohol can have a negative impact on HBV prognosis. How much alcohol is safe is not known, therefore, general recommendations are to minimize intake. HBV carriers can spontaneously clear their HBV but they can also reactivate and develop more... Read more »

alcoholic hepatitis and hepatitis C

Dear Doctor, I have two of the most loved and wonderful sons in the world. One has Hepatitis C and... Read more »

Alcoholic Hepatitis

Is alcohol induced hepatitis infectious to others?... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of a Hepatitis C Virus Educational Intervention or a Motivational Intervention on Alcohol Use, Injection Drug Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Injection Drug Users

Researchers in the current study compared the effects of two interventions on alcohol use: using a new syringe at last injection, and using a condom at last sexual encounter in a community sample of injection drug users (IDUs). Street outreach was... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

How You Can Recognize Signs that You May be Abusing Alcohol

If you are like many Americans, you may drink alcohol occasionally. Or, like others, you may drink moderate amounts of alcohol on a more regular basis. If you are a woman or someone over the age of 65, this means that you have no more than one drink... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Controversial Aspects of Hepatitis C Transmission, Monitoring, Care and Treatment

Sexual transmission Safety of light-to-moderate alcohol intake Liver biopsy Access to treatment for drinkers Access to treatment for injecting drug users How long to treat genotype 2 and 3 Retreatment:... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Living With Coinfection

Overview Stress Alcohol Alcohol and liver damage Tips for reducing or avoiding alcohol Recreational drugs Smoking Body fat and body weight Body mass index Diet Herbal medicine Research on herbal medicine Overview Some of... 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 »

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 sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

Alcohol Consumption and HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 4 Replies
I like to drink. Not a lot or to excess, usually 2 beers after work to relax and when I go out, I'll do a couple shots with buddies but I wont drink to the point of total inebriation or to the point where I cannot drive. I've actually become quite... Read more »

alcohol was involved

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hello i had unprotected sex with a girl i met at a bar. stupid i know. in any case two weeks later i had inflamation of where my testicles are. it was swollen for about a week and in beetween my groin and legs had bad rashes red and itchy. that... Read more »