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Can hepatitis come back

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Usually same day: The cms panel of hepatitis tests is routinely done within a couple of hours of the specimen reaching the laboratory. Even if the tests are batched, t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends on the Lab: Antibody to hep b and even the dna tests for hep b can be done the day the sample is collected. However, the labs sometimes batch the tests and in tha... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
If person "had" hepatitis and recovered from it, that would not be a cause of abnormal CMP. Lots of people get Hepatitis A and recover completely and ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Very unlikely: If no virus was detected by "sensitive "hepatitis C RNA test more than one occasion, it is generally considered cured.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Liver problems: Hepatitis c can cause a chronic viral inflammation of the liver (hepatitis). Eventually, you can develop cirrhosis of the liver which is a kind of sca... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Can be confusing: Hepatitis blood tests can be confusing, and explaining it takes more space than available here. There is more than one type of Hepatitis B antibody, s... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Depends: If they have been good or bad (ie sexual exposures, IV drug use).
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Relatively common in heart and lung conditions among others, pleurisy may recur with exacerbation of the root conditions.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Infectious Disease 22 years experience
Yes, but rarely: Bone infections can be difficult to manage due to reduced circulation to the infected tissue.However, if treated by a specialist, 6 to 8 weeks of appr... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 14 years experience
Potentially: Yes, potentially. Depends on your host status (diabetes, vascular disease) and your immune system function.