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Time For Symptoms To Occur For Hepatitis A

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in real worry( hepatitis b, asking for 5th time)

hi doctor, please reply back to my question as i am not understanding my lab results. the results are HBsAG negative, Anti-HBs negative, Anti-HBc IgM negative, Anti-HBc IgG positive, HBeAg negative & Anti-HBe negative. please reply back as...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...referred to as "isolated core antibody" status. This can be a false positive test; alternatively, you could have been exposed to hepatitis B in the past but cleared it and lost your surface antibody years ago; finally it could mean acute... Read more »

hepatitis b

sir, 1999 hepatitis b after treatment 6 months hepatitis b neagative,last 10 years i am testing... Read more »


Can you please tell me which is the worst form of hepatitis? A,B,or C thank you Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Study Results of Three Experimental Hepatitis C Treatments

... More than 24 hepatitis C treatments currently are in development, and at least three drugs are demonstrating the potential to prevent the virus from Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Drug Treatment Facility's Efforts to Handle Increasing Number of Patients With Hepatitis C

...facility that also cares for people with HIV/AIDS and other health conditions, is dealing with a "new crisis" -- an increase in hepatitis C infections among patients. Of the 400 patients at the center, 20% to 25% have hepatitis C, compared with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis C People who are treated with clotting-factor concentrates People who work with Hepatitis A infected animals or in a Hepatitis A research laboratory How is the Hepatitis A vaccine given? The Hepatitis A vaccine is... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That is what I am being told by my health care provider but... Read more »

HIV and hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if you had sex with a person who has hepatitis and HIV at the same time, can you contract both HIV and hepatitis or if you get hepatitis from a person who has HIV also, can you Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having... Read more »

Should I get a hepatitis test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I thought it was pretty difficult to get hepatitis from a sexual encounter....should I worry about that? I have enough going on...don't need anything else. I am HIV negative. Read more »