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As it sounds,: Non a, non b hepatitis was the name given to cases of transmissible hepatitis that could not be identified as type a or b by blood tests. Much of these are now known to be hepatitis c but others are type e. Hcv is transmitted by blood whereas hev is food or waterborne generally. ...Read more
My mom passed away due to liver cirrosis & hepatitis b, hepatitis e. My dad also has hep b. Do i stand chance? I have the vaccinations done.
You need testing: Testing for hepatitis antigens and antibodies will tell you you're status. Hepatitis b and e are spread by contact with infected blood so unless your mother had the infection before you were born it is unlikely that she would have infected you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ask a gastro: ask a gastroenterologist / hepatologist. i can assist if more information provided ...Read more
Seek professional: You need to talk to a hepatologist in your area, or a gastroenterologist who deals with patients with liver disease. I would be happy to help. What is the question? ...Read more
Any: Any compromised skin at all; if your cut hasn't healed yet, there is a chance for infection. Get screened if you have been exposed. ...Read more
Aids, hepatitis b and hepatitis C are caused by pathogens that are found in the blood of those infected?
Viral Infections: Not sure what you are really asking or how this answer will in any way add to your medical knowledge. But, yes, of course. These three major viral illnesses are common and many of those infected have these viruses as chronic active infections in their blood stream. 80% of those adults who get hep b will clear the infection from their blood. New treatments for hep c can lead to cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: Hepatitis c is the most common reason for liver transplantation today. Hepatitis b is also a fairly common cause. Neither is cured by removal of the old liver since the viruses hide out in other places in the body. Very complex topics. Best to explore with an expert in liver disease. Transplant is always the last resort, used only when other care does not suffice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 exchange. There is a readily available blood test to see if you have it, and there is a vaccination available (3 shots over 6 months) to prevent you from ever getting it. Hepatitis b can lead to chronic infection and cirrhosis, possibly cancer. ...Read more
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 can cause chronic infection which may result in cirrhosis and even liver cancer. There is a vaccine to prevent infection licensed in the usa in 1982 and there are some medications that can be used to treat chronic infection. ...Read more
Many medications: Experts for treatment of hepatitis generally agreed that no treatment for acute hepatitis B infection. For chronic infection the use of medications depends on complicated multi factors such as what kind of antigen and antibody, viral load, state of liver disease as reflected by liver enzymes ALT, AST , the result of liver biopsy. The presence of HIV, liver cirrhosis, age of patients etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer