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Can There Be Complications With Hepatitis B If I Am An Alcoholic
Yes, if you drink: Hepatitis a is generally a self-limited illness, but if you are injuring an already injured liver with alcohol, you may make it worse. A small percentage of cases can develop liver failure, and use of large amounts of alcohol on top of your illness might make this more likely to happen. Get help for your drinking, and abstain at least during your acute illness. Talk to your doctor or a counselor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Certain chemotherapy drugs can be toxic to the liver. If you have hep b and cirrhosis, than this will require specialized doses of chemotherapy for you. Additionally, chemo drugs that suppress the immune system can give other infections like viral hepatitis, a "green light" to become more active. Talk with your oncologist for details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Certain chemotherapy drugs can be toxic to the liver. If you have hep c and cirrhosis, than this will require specialized doses of chemotherapy for you. Additionally, chemo drugs that suppress the immune system can give other infections like viral hepatitis, a "green light" to become more active. Talk with your oncologist for details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis A & Cancer: Sometimes. It depends on your immune status, the type of cancer you have, the type(s) of chemotherapy and other treatments you are taking. It also depends on the viral hepatitis load. Hepatitis a can be a very serious problem if you are immunocompromised, so it is best to consult with your physician for detailed information based on your specific profile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably Not: Diabetics are at a slightly increased risk of complications when having an infection. It is a good idea to monitor your blood sugars more frequently when you are sick, however, if you are otherwise healthy and your diabetes is under control, then it is likely that you will have "typical" mono. Still, take extra precautions and work closely with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: There's no evidence that it is.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are good reasons for an asymptomatic (but worried) person to get tested for hep. A? Hcv or HBV can be silently chronic, but not a.
Diagnosed with hepatitis C virus then a week later diagnosed with cirrhosis, what should I do now? Party or get liver transplation?
Need further testing: Need for liver transplant depends on meld score (degree of jaundice-total bilirubin, and blood clotting-inr, kidney function-creatinine). This predicts 90 day risk of death. Score is from 6-40. If meld < 10-no need to evaluate, < 15- not eligible to be listed, 15-40-listable for transplant. Higher meld = sicker patient. Early liver cancer also transplantable. Liver cancer screening is a must! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe,maybe not: As long as the germ does not enter your blood, the risk to baby is minimal.That risk would depend on how sick you become and how that detracts from your ability to carry the pregnancy.If the infection is limited to your intestines and you recover over time, the baby should not be effected at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have just been diagnosed as a hepatitis b chronic carrier. How to tell if I am an active or passive carrier?
It could be possible that a person with hepatitis b ( cronic or not cronic) get married and and have child like normal people ?
Possibly: First of all, your spouse should be vaccinated against hep b, if not done already. Then, depending upon your type of hep b, you could theoretically be cured of it prior to having a child - although the odds are not that high. If not, there are ways of decreasing the chance of transmitting the hep b to your baby - consult with your liver specialist to see which way is best for you. ...Read more
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