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can garlic clear hepatitis b?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
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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A 21-year-old member asked:

Can I clear genital warts at home ?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
No: You can treat them at home with prescription medicine but do not treat genital warts with over the counter medications intended for non genital areas. It may result in scarring and make it more difficult to treat it properly.
A 32-year-old member asked:

Is hepatitis C contagious upon contact?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Blood borne: Hep c is usually transmitted through blood and body fluid exchange, including sex. It is not transmitted through casual contact like shaking hands.
A member asked:

My sister just diagnosis with grade 3 endometrial cancer with clear cells why are clear cells so aggressive?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Various cell types: Endometrial cancer is characterized by stage and cell type. Clear cell is a description of the type of cells and simply behave in a more aggressive growth pattern than others.
Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 33 years experience
The clear cell doesn't make it more aggressive, but it is a description of the cell type. Endometrial or ovarian cancer when it is poorly differentiated (grade 3) has a more aggressive behavior, made more so when stage is include (extent of disease).
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A 41-year-old member asked:

How probable is hepatitis carrier getting liver cancer?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Liver cirrhosis & ca: Hepatocellular carcinoma (malignant hepatoma) is most common type of liver cancer, & most cases are secondary to either viral hepatitis or cirrhosis. This tumor is rare in usa. Main risk factors are alcoholism, hepatitis b or c, wilson's disease, type 2 diabetes with obesity, & hemochromatosis.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Can you get rid of chronic hepatitis b?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
No: You generally don't get rid of chronic hepatitis b, but you can keep it permanently suppressed with medications.

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