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Symptoms Of Cryoglobulinemia

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I usually get a lot of red blotches on my skin only when its really hot out or when i get super nervous and embarrased on my chest though? Could this hepatitis?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This would not be likely to be due to hepatitis. Hepatitis B can sometimes be associated with a rash, but usually in the setting of new infection. Uncommonly a patient with hepatitis B or C can develop a condition called cryoglobulinemia, which can... Read more »

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Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

Of the hepatitis alphabet, the C variant may be the nastiest. In 1990, researchers observed that most patients with hepatitis C also develop a rare autoimmune disease called mixed cryoglobulinemia, a condition that frequently leads to cancer,... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Glossary Acute infection: with hepatitis C, this refers to the first six months after infection. Albumin: a protein made by the liver that carries drugs, hormones, and waste through the bloodstream, and helps maintain fluid levels within the... Read more »
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Glossary

anaemia: very low red blood cell count. albumin: a protein made by the liver. It carries drugs,hormones and waste products through the blood andmaintains fluid levels within the body. An abnormally lowlevel of albumin is a sign of serious... Read more »
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Natural History of Hepatitis C

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Vasculitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know about vasculitis and HIV? Read more »