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Typical Prognosis For Alcoholic Hepatitis

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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 has taken interferon without success. He is doing good however with lots of vitamins and a healthy diet. Is there any typical amount of time when...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Mom,Sorry to hear about your sons' troubles. The best prognostic indicator for hepatitis C is a liver biopsy. That will help him decide on future therapy. The new pegylated interferons will be available this year and he may be a candidate,... Read more »

Alcohol and Hepatitis B Carrier

Could you please advise about the drinking of Alcohol for a Hepatitis B Carrier with no symptoms?... Read more »

alcohol hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver

My son fell ill in France and has been in the hospital there for three months. He was diagnosed... Read more »
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Health Insurance Marketplace Plans and People Living With HIV and/or Viral Hepatitis: The Success of the Affordable Care Act Requires Fair Drug Pricing and Access

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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 »
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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 »

Hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
He realizado esta consulta otras veces pero ahn no me queda claro.
Segn he leido las respuestas del Dr. Santana, en caso de coinfeccin con hepatitis, es aconsejable seguir al paciente por el perodo de un ao. Por otro lado le por aca que el examen de... Read more »

Hepatitis y perodo ventana

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Buenas a todos, les comento mi situacin.
Comet la peor iditez de mi vida en una noche de alcohol al estar haber tenido sexo con una desconocida y sin ningun tipo de proteccin. Esta chava me peg una venerea la cual la trate en poco tiempo gracias a... 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 »