Are White Feces A Hepatitis Symptom

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...might be inflamed for six months or more. Chronic hepatitis stays in your body. You can infect other people, and your disease can become active again. Hepatitis A and E are both acute diseases. They are spread by contact with fecal matter, either directly or from water that has sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common...
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Hepatitis symptoms

In the past two years I have been feeling pain in my liver and also I have dark colored urine and my feces are yellow, I went to the doctor but she didnt detect liver inflammation so didnt order blood tests to detect any particular condition.My...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You do not seem to be at risk for hepatitis C. Your hepatitis B risk is probably low also. Read more »

what minor symptoms may indicate a sick liver

Hi,I am worried about HCC caused by Hepatitis. In many cases, HCC kills the patient within months! So I feel that a yearly liver test may not be sufficient...I would like to know if there are some minor symptoms to watch out for.As you know, when a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...nothing else.White tongue is very non-specific and not worrisome. Itchiness can be a sign of certain types of liver disease - yes.Feces can lighten up and urine can darken when people recently acquire a hepatitis infection.Dr. McGovern Read more »

update (SWEAT, 2009)

I wrote in question was if, a non-smoking,non-drug user,monogomous, heterosexual can become infected with HIV &/or Hepatitis C inside a Native American Sweat Lodge amidst the sweat from HIV &/or Hepatitis C infected individuals &/or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If you are sexually active,... Read more »

what happens to people

that have hepatitis?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis is a general term that means inflammation of the liver. It can be caused by viruses, drugs, alcohol and poisons from things like Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

...vaccinated against hepatitis A, there are things you can do to prevent HAV infection: Avoid water that could be contaminated with fecal matter. Avoid undercooked or raw shellfish. Always wash your hands with soap and water after using the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...blood-borne virus that inflames the liver. Hepatitis A is often transmitted through foods tainted with microscopic amounts of fecal matter, particularly during overseas travel. It is also transferred through contaminated blood and stool.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...both infections are more likely to be depressed. Depression is a symptom of hep C. This can cause missed doses of medications (poor adherence, see Fact Sheet 405 ) and problems thinking (see Fact Sheet 505 .) HIV positive people with... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...have and the extent of liverdamage. Some strains are harder to treat thanothers. And the more extensive the liver damage,the poorer the response will probably be. As well, people who have been co-infected withHep C for many years generally do... Read more »