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what should i eat if i have hepatitis b?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Healthy food: You can eat anything you like but stay away from liver damaging substances such as alcohol or tylenol (acetaminophen). There is no liver damage food otherwise it would a warning label.

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Can there be complications with hepatitis a if I have diabetes?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Medication related: Some diabetic meds are metabolized or work in the liver. If the hepatitis a affects your liver function, then it's ability to process those medications will be altered.
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Can there be complications with hepatitis b if I am an alcoholic?

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Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Yes: All patients with chronic liver diseases need to be counseled to stop drinking. Alcohol will cause the liver damage from hepatitis b and hepatitis C to become more rapid. Two liver problems are always worse than one.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Where in the world is hepatitis b more prevalent?

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Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
Asia, Eastern Europe: From the who website: hepatitis b is endemic in china and other parts of asia where 8-10% of the adult population are chronically infected. High rates of chronic infections are also found in the amazon and the southern parts of eastern and central europe. In the middle east and indian sub-continent, an estimated 2% to 5% of the general population is chronically infected.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it beneficial to eat a lot of salmon if you have hepatitis b?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
No: Salmon will not cure hepatitis b. Salmon does have antioxidant properties and lots of omega 3 which helps prevent heart disease.
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A 36-year-old male asked:

What kind of meals eat a hepatitis.B patient?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Whatever you like: Your diet will be unrestricted unless your liver fails and hopefully this won't happen if you comply with treatment.

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