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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b is a virus that tends to infect the liver in humans. Transmission from person to person is by intimate contact (sexual activity) or blood ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Most resolve: Spontaneous resolution of acute hep b infection is common, but must be followed carefully to make sure is not becoming chronic active hepatitis, which ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Hepatitis B: There is only one cause: an infection with the virus that is known as hepatitis b.
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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Sorry: Hbv can cause acute hepatitis which generally runs its course over several weeks but some cases become chronic, often the ones with few or no symptoms ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
A virus: The hepatitis b virus is transmitted via blood transfusion or other blood exposures, sexually, and at the time of delivery from mother to child. It c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
See a GI doctor: Particularly one who deals in liver infections. This is a complex subject and too detailed for 400 word discussion, with many varient assessments and ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b is quite communicable, but it takes direct blood to blood contact (e.g., IV needles, transfusions, sex with someone who has it). There is ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hepatitis: Symptoms include fatigue, fever, pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen, jaundice, change in urine color, nausea and vomiting, generalized malaise an ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many ways: Blood transfusion, sex, intravenous drug use with infected needle, post exposure needle stick ( needle that was used for injecting some one who is in ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Hepatitis b can clear by itself and garlic has a variety of anti infective properties but the garlic is not thought to have a real role for hbv.
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