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  • 3 days ago

    Hepatitis B - Should one be hospitalized?

    My wife was diagnosed with hepatitis B. Prior to diagnoses she had full body aches and we could not understand why. As she has visited rheumatologist in her blood test we saw AST = 850 ALT = 2200 and so we rushed her to check for hepatitis and the answer was positive. Now, because of high ALT and AST they have told her to be hospitalized to stay under observation of the doctors. And so she did. But as she stayed in the hospital they did not do much to her, they gave her strong painkillers for the....
  • 6 days ago

    Can Hep C be spread through sensory deprivation?

    Hello! This is my first post on here so I'm sorry if this is the wrong place for it. I recently had an exposure that I suppose could be considered "high risk" (stupidly tried cocaine at a party and used the same "straw" that someone else had used). I plan on getting tested but this incident only happened about a week ago and I know it can take up to three months for the virus to be detectable. I go to a sensory deprivation lounge about once a month just to relax in the water....
  • 7 days ago

    Oral sex and hepatitis

    Hi its me again. . I would like to ask a few questions with regards to my exposure. . I gave a blowjob and had a deep open mouth kissing with a guy of unknown hepa status. . The problem is i had a large mouth ulcer which wasnt bleeding at that time. . Am i at risk?. . Please i want to know ur opinion thanks
  • 18 days ago

    Hepatitis C and Your Skin

    Hepatitis C affects your liver the most, but it can cause problems with other body parts, too, including your skin. In fact, bumps, rashes, and itchy spots may be the first signs you notice of this infection. Here's what to look for: Have you been diagnosed with hepatitis C? Did your skin show any signs?
  • 23 days ago

    help me my hepatitis profile.

    im a hepatitis b reactive, help me to understand my profile thanks !

  • 23 days ago

    Blood test

    I was recently in the hospital for kidney failure. The drs at the hospital took me off abunch of my they thought were hurting my kidneys. I went to my dr last week and she ordered blood tests. One of them was a Hepscreen, Chronic. The results came back reading HEPATITIS B, SURFACE AB, REACTIVE H. What exactly does that mean and do I have Hep B? Thank you, dejace
  • 25 days ago

    What You Should Know About Hepatitis C

    About 3.5 million Americans have hepatitis C, and 17,000 or so others get it each year. But how much do you know about how this disease is spread, who's most at risk, the symptoms to look for, and the treatments that are available? Learn the basics here:
  • 1 month ago

    Pharmacist did not change gloves between patients when administering flu shot.

    Hello, I just had my flu shot give to me and the pharmacist did not change her gloves between the prior patient and myself. Do I need to be tested for anything. Is this legal? Normal? Thanks
  • 1 month ago

    Can I get Hepatitis C/HIV from prolonged nosebleed?

    Hello! I've had a recurring nosebleed (daily) that lasted 2-3 months. I've since done cauterisation. However, I realised that I've been picking at my nose on a daily basis, and it bled everyday. The nose picking happened randomly and my hands were definitely not cleaned or washed. Considering that it was daily for a couple of months, and bleeding everyday, what is the likelihood that I contract Hepatitis C and HIV through the wounds in my nose (from daily surfaces that my hands come into....
  • 2 months ago


    A 27 yr old friend from Madagascar just passed away after a 4 month sickness. It is known that she had hepatitis (not positive which one- I suspect B or C). She had severe weakness and vomiting and after having jaundice for 3 weeks she died- no doubt from liver damage. I lived in Madagascar for a year and am quite disappointed in the medical treatment, especially where she was located (Southern Madagascar- very poor). She has a 20 month old daughter and I am concerned that the child and the 5 family....