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How can acute hepatitis be treated?

How can acute hepatitis  be treated?

With time: Except with acute hepatitis c which is rarely recognized, viral hepatitis generally does not need any therapy other than tincture of "time". ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


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Can you tell me if a person gets infected with acute hepatitis b. How much time does he take to recover?

Can you tell me if a person gets infected with acute hepatitis b. How much time does he take to recover?

Awhile: It can take up to 6 months for a person to feel normal again. The liver enzymes may improve, but patients can experience fatigue for quite some time. You should be followed, because up to 5% of persons infected with acute hbv can develop chronic disease. ...Read more

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Treating Hepatitis A (Checklist)

Drink plenty of fluids
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Maintain strict personal hygiene
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Follow a bland diet
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If you start feeling worse, call a doctor immediately
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I want to know what is the difference between hep.C and acute hepatitis?

I want to know what is the difference between hep.C and acute hepatitis?

Depends: Acute hepatitis can be caused by many agents like viral hepatitis a, b, c, or e, other viruses, alcohol, drug toxicity, autoimmune diseases, etc. Hepatitis c is just one virus that can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis. Most people who have acute hepatitis with hcv will develop chronic infection and can go on to cirrhosis, liver failure, and liver cancer. It is important to be tested. ...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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Treating Hepatitis C (Checklist)

Find a doctor who specializes in treating people with hepatitis C
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Stop drinking alcohol until you find out how your liver is doing
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At a HCV viral load test to make sure you have an active infection
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Get vaccinated for hepatitis B if not already exposed
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Treating Hepatitis B (Checklist)

See your gastroenterologist
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Follow recommended therapy completely
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Notify your doctor if you're pregnant
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Get periodic repeat blood tests
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