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Viral Hepatitis Symptoms And Causes

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription
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Acute Viral Hepatitis or HIV ?

Hi Doctor Bob, Recently I had 4 encounters with prostitutes, all protected vaginal and oral(condom did not break). Also I inserted my finger(with no cut or bruise) in one other lady and also sucked(no lactation as far as I could see) breasts of 3-4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your doctor should have run specific tests to determine exactly what type of "viral hepatitis" you are experiencing (hepatitis A, B, C). Discuss this with him.If indeed your activities with your Naughty Ladies of Shady Read more »

viral hepatitis B

hi i was diagnose with viral hepatitis B. can you explain it what is the difference between other case.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B is an infection that can cause liver injury. Most people clear the virus. HOwever, it will be important for your physician to see you in follow up over the next six months to be certain that you clear your infection. Read more »

Epstein virus + hepatitis A positive

Doctor (p.a. stanford clinique) found high load of "Epstein" virus in my blood and anti-body to hepatitis A. HIV test is negative, but HIV symptoms are present (fatigue at the morning, weight loss, night sweats, so on, for many years). How common is...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Epstein,It is good that your HIV test is negative. Hepatitis A is quite common and never becomes chronic so you are cured of that infection. The test for Epstein-Barr virus is controversial. The symptoms you are describing can be many things... Read more »


Dear Ricky, I would like to know what are the symptoms for Hep. A & B. How long after infection does one (on average) feel the symptoms? Thank you, Paul
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Paul,Thank you for your question. The word Hepatitis means inflammation of theliver. Not everybody who has viral Hepatitis (A, B, C, D, E etc.) will getsymptoms. But in those that do, the symptoms can be either mild or severe. Persons with... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections

... Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Other viral hepatitis infections Hepatitis A Hepatitis A (HAV) is found in faeces (stool). People become infectedwhen faeces from an infected Read more »
Fair Pricing Coalition

Patient Assistance and Co-Pay Programs for HIV and Viral Hepatitis Drugs insurance co-payment (co-pay) programs and patient drug assistance programs (PAPs) for people living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis. The FPC has negotiated co-pay programs with virtually every major HIV drug manufacturer. The FPC is also... Read more »
AIDS Action

Why Invest in HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention?

... The funds for HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs and TB will create jobs, strengthen health infrastructure, and address an urgent health threat. As debate swirls around Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Hepatitis Viral y VIH

Información en inglés (English version) Contenido Introducción Acerca del Hígado y la Hepatitis Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Como Cuidar su Hígado Sitios Educativos Seleccionados Escrito por: Tim Horn y... Read more »
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Posted by Jackie__Blue, 1 Reply
...of the office for the next 3 weeks and our PCP is well.....a PCP. I can access the most of his test results on line. His Hepatitis viral load is 244,000, it was posted last night. I don't have a baseline to compare with. I don't think he's... Read more »


Posted by DFWMan, 3 Replies
...mark - but was curious: Would just 4 days be considered early for showing symptoms of ARS? Or, should I be more concerned about viral hepatitis than HIV? Looking for that place called "hope"... Thanks! Read more »

Podrian explicarme

Posted by kmitnick, 2 Replies
Hola gente de thebody jeje pues veran ya pasaron 37 dias de mi situacion de riesgo y gracias a dios todo esta bien , ni diarreas frecuentes, fiebres, sudores nocturnos gripa o ganglios linfaticos inflamados. Y pues quiero ver si este fin de... Read more »


Posted by diosayudame, 1 Reply
...hepticas. Se deben tener en cuenta las siguientes entidades clnicas en el diagnstico diferencial de la hepatitis autoinmune: Hepatitis viral crnica por virus B y C. Enfermedades metablicas: deficiencia de alfa 1- antitripsina, enfermedad de... Read more »