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What Is Hepatitis Caused By

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Ask the Experts

Hepatitis B a cause of Fatty Liver?

I was diagnosed with Hepatitis B since 1993 and recently diagnosed with fatty liver. Can we say that my fatty liver was a result of my having Hepatitis B?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Not necessarily. The link between viral hepatitis C and fatty liver (genotype 3 infection) is very strong. However, there is not a good link between Hepatitis B and fatty liver. Read more »

Can HIV Meds Cause Hepatitis

Saw something on one of Ask the Expert Forums about HIV meds causing Hepatitis, I am HIV+ and HAV-... Read more »
Articles
Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

...leads to cancer, arthritis or both. Now, researchers at Rockefeller University say that a decade-old explanation of how one disease causes the other is likely wrong, and instead offer a new -- albeit controversial -- theory of their own: that the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Hepatitis C in HIVers May Cause Rapid Liver Disease -- Forum

... At a recent San Francisco forum entitled "Could you survive HIV only to die from hepatitis C?" presenters talked about the growing number of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections found among HIV-positive men who have sex Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mentally Ill at Higher Risk of Hepatitis C Infection; Treatment Can Cause Additional Mental Problems

...Hauser, clinical director of mental health at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center , said, adding, "New infections are caused increasingly by IV drug use. So that immediately puts it into the realm of psychiatry, or more generally,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis. They are called hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G viruses, or HAV, HBV, and so on. Over 90% of cases of hepatitis are caused by hepatitis A, B, or C. Viral hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute means the first few weeks to months after... 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 Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

ars-symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
can the people who have tested positive describe the symptoms they experianced during the ars period and after please. Thanks Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are infected with the Hepatitis C virus. Only... Read more »