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  • 1 month 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....
  • 1 month 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
  • 2 months 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?
  • 2 months ago

    help me my hepatitis profile.

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

  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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:
  • 3 months 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....
  • 4 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....
  • 5 months ago

    Hepatitis C . can this be cured?

    During recent medical test, my test showed 0.9 on Hep C. As this is close to limiting value of 1 for medical test, i wish to take up a treatment to cure this high level. Is there a cure for Hep. C?
  • 5 months ago

    Can Hep C clear on its own?

    I was diagnosed with Hep C 2 months ago and had a viral load at that time of 4.4 million. My genotyoe is 1a, but my liver panel has always been normal and I have no symptoms. I'm not scheduled to see the GI for two more weeks, but was wondering if it was at all possible that my body will clear itself of the virus on its own? Could it possibly be a mistake?