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Hepatitis b symptoms please.

Hepatitis b symptoms please.

Hepatitis: Symptoms include fatigue, fever, pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen, jaundice, change in urine color, nausea and vomiting, generalized malaise and others. It is not different from any other cause of hepatitis (which means inflammation of the liver). ...Read more

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Hepatitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by many things, such as alcohol overuse, excess sugar consumption, viral infections, autoimmune disorders, certain medications, ...Read more


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My blood test show hepatitis b symptoms 2 weeks ago and my pcp doctor refers me for ultrasound and hepa clinic. My question is is there a cure it?

My blood test show hepatitis b symptoms 2 weeks ago and my pcp doctor refers me for ultrasound and hepa clinic. My question is is there a cure it?

Not exactly: the virus goes into a latent state that probably makes it impossible to get rid of it. BUT the level of viral activity can become so low as to be almost undetectable and that has very good prognosis. There are several drugs available. ...Read more

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What happens to you when you have hepatitis b? What are the symptoms?

What happens to you when you have hepatitis b? What are the symptoms?

Most common = none: The answer to this question depends on when the person got hepatitis b (hbv). Most people have no symptoms when they get hbv, although some people can have nausea, feel like they have the flu, and turn yellow.Long term infection can lead to fatigue and not feeling well. Once people develop liver failure, it finally becomes evident that they are suffering from liver damage. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of hepatitis B? What are the symptoms of hepatitis B? What are some drugs given to a hepatitis B patient?

What are the possible causes of hepatitis B?
What are the symptoms of hepatitis B?
What are some drugs given to a hepatitis B patient?

It's a virus: Hepatitis B is a virus transmitted by coming in contact with the blood/body fluids of someone infected. Symptoms can be mild to severe & appear within 1-4 months: abdominal pain, dark urine, fever, joint pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue & yellowing of skin (jaundice). Acute hepatitis B often resolves with rest/good nutrition. Chronic: antivirals/interferon/liver transplant. ...Read more

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Can right rib pain alone be a sign of acute hepatitis b/c? (no other symptoms)

Can right rib pain alone be a sign of acute hepatitis b/c? (no other symptoms)

No: Acute Hepatitis symptoms coud include abdominal pain fever, tiredness, high liver enzymes and jaundice. Blood test will easily help clarify presence ...Read more

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Normal sgpt, sgot, bilirubin count .I hve hepatitis b.But still my symptoms like nausea, abdomen discomfort perceivs .Why?Shud i need medications.

Normal sgpt, sgot, bilirubin count .I hve hepatitis b.But still my symptoms like nausea, abdomen discomfort perceivs .Why?Shud i need medications.

HepB NOT likely caus: You may have ibs, a functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by some pain/cramping, altered bowel habits in the absence of specific/unique organic pathology/disease. Other symptoms common to ibs include bloating, gasiness, frequent/urge to have bm, early satiety, dyspepsia symptoms etc... Often = nuisances, but can be debilitating at times.. If u r concerned, consult doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does chronic hepatitis b means? What are its symptoms? Should abdominal pain tells you that you have to be treated immediately?...

What does chronic hepatitis b means? What are its symptoms? Should abdominal pain tells you that you have to be treated immediately?...

Chronic Hepatitis B: For some people, hepatitis b infection becomes chronic, leading to liver failure, liver cancer or cirrhosis (a condition that causes permanent scarring of the liver). Abdominal pain can be a symptom of hepatitis b. I would go see a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis b?

What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis b?

If at all...: ...You may develop fatigue and jaundice, though it may be asymptomatic. In rare cases it can take a fulminant form. However, only 15% of cases lead to cirrhosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of final stages of hepatitis b?

It depends: People with chronic hepatitis b infection need to be monitored closely for liver cancer (which can present with abdominal pain and weight loss) and liver failure (which can present with abdominal swelling, throwing up blood, turning yellow, or confusion). People can remain symptom free and not even know they have hbv, until the liver damage has become severe. At-risk people should be tested. ...Read more

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Please tell me the symptoms of hepatitis b in a baby?

Please tell me the symptoms of hepatitis b in a baby?

Symptomatic or not: The primary difference for babies is a much higher rate of having no symptoms at all. This can occur in older kids & adults, ~50% have symptoms >5yo but in babies 99% may be asymptomatic. They can remain so even with chronic liver disease & only be picked up through random testing or when the liver starts to fail. ...Read more

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What are the probable symptoms of hepatitis b in a drug user?

What are the probable symptoms of hepatitis b in a drug user?

Sometimes no symptom: Hep b is a virus which can cause liver disease, including liver failure, but often shows no symptoms for years, even though it is doing damage. Symptoms can be vague: nausea, fatigue, decreased appetite, changes in skin coloring, abdominal pain. Hep b is detected by a blood test, and if you don't carry the virus, you can get a vaccine against it. Hep c is similar, but deadlier & no vaccine yet. ...Read more

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Docs, could a man who has hepatitis b pass it on to his wife without him having any symptoms?

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Yes: In case he is a chronic carrier, he can infect his spouse despite lack of symptoms. ...Read more

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Symptoms of hepatitis b to a pregnant women?

Usually, in pregnanc: It is picked up in routine labs as an exposure and the person may not even know. Acute hep b makes your skin and eyes yellow, causes some abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic hepatitis b?

What are the symptoms of chronic hepatitis b?

Chronic Hepatitis B: No symptoms necessarily associated. Perhaps fatigue and if progression to cirrhosis may result in easy bleeding, jaundice, abdominal distension. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hepatitis b in someone with dark skin?

What are the symptoms of hepatitis b in someone with dark skin?

None: Usually no symptoms. Rarely jaundice may occurs where the eyes turn yellow. Most cases are detected with simple bloodwork. ...Read more

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