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With Hepatitis Does The Abdominal Pain Stay With You Or Come And Go

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Viread

...potentially serious toxicity with all NRTIs: enlarged, fatty liver (hepatomegaly with steatosis) and lactic acidosis (accumulation of lactate in the blood and abnormal acid-base balance). Lactic acidosis may cause persistent fatigue, abdominal pain or distension, nausea/vomiting, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and enlarged, fatty liver. The effect of Viread on children and individuals with severe liver impairment was not...
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consequences of snorting cocaine (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2010)

Hi,I snorted cocaine for the first time last weekend, using a shared dollar bill. My nose didn't bleed and I didn't notice any blood on the note. I definitely won't do it again, but I have become really anxious as a consequence of using it. My legs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first to have these fears. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. BobShared Cocaine Snorting Straw With Someone, and Worried (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2008)Oct 27, 2008About two weeks ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend... Read more »

hepatitis

my husband was diagnosed of hepatitis b in 2004 after severe abdominal pain. he had viral load test with a result of 192516. He is yet to commence medication. what is the implication of above result. thanks.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That is a moderately low viral load and he should have a good response to treatment. Read more »

Worried (SNORTING COCAINE THROUGH A ROLLED-UP DOLLAR BILL OR STRAW, 2010)

Hi thereNever used this site before, but looks really informal.Last night I took cocaine and was sharied a rolled up note several times with an HIV infected man (didn't find this out until today). I had a nose bleed earlier on in the evening but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of using it. My legs ache as do my arms and I am struggling to sleep- I feel very tired all the time. I am also getting some abdominal pain which I think is a consequence of my anxiety. My nose is also slightly blocked as well. Could you let me... Read more »

Hepatitis

Dear Barbara,I hope you will be fine well i want to ask you that two months back after taking my dinner i went to toilet but with my stool there was blood.Now i am having mild pain(not severe) on the right side about 1 inch below my ribs.Is it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will need to discuss this further with your doctor. It is difficult for me to tell you where this blood may be coming from. You need further evaluation. Read more »
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Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...any symptoms. If you do have symptoms, they may include the following: Fever Fatigue Loss of appetite Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Dark urine Clay-colored bowel movements Joint pain Jaundice (a yellowing of the skin or eyes) ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

...clinical case definition for acute viral hepatitis is 1) discrete onset of symptoms (e.g., nausea, anorexia, fever, malaise, or abdominal pain) and 2) jaundice or elevated serum aminotransferase levels. Because the clinical characteristics are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...of acute Hepatitis B, if they appear, can include: Fever Fatigue Loss of appetite Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Dark urine Clay-colored bowel movements Joint pain Jaundice (yellow color in the skin... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...patients, but can have symptoms and signs associated with acute viral hepatitis (e.g., loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fever, abdominal pain, or jaundice), and must be confirmed by serologic testing ( Table 2 , Box 2 ). Treatment for acute... Read more »
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testing @ 5months

Posted by belfastNI, 1 Reply
...liver test - it was at 67 (range 5 - 50) the doc said this may be down to drinking the day before, but i don't drink. I then had Hepatitis and HIv tests down at 12weeks 5days - all came back clear. In the meantime, my doc referred me to a... Read more »

AnalysisParalysis!!!

Posted by DFWMan, 3 Replies
...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 »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
im weak....i have a 7 weeks negative result but somehow i still cannot comfort myself that theres a possibility that i do not have hiv. not only are my symptoms too real (i have many of them), but my wife also has them....these are too real to be... Read more »

HIV/HCV coinfection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...liver test - it was at 67 (range 5 - 50) the doc said this may be down to drinking the day before, but i don't drink. I then had Hepatitis and HIv tests down at 12weeks 5days - all came back clear. In the meantime, my doc has referred me to a... Read more »