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Hep Bsab Quant To Endpoint
Hep?: Do you mean hepatitis? Best to bring your grandma to see her family doc & gastroenterologist. Tests will be needed to determine cause of hepatitis eg medical vs infection. If latter, we need to figure out if it's B or C or otherwise. Then we can discuss treatment options. Be sure to bring all her medications from all her doctors to this visit along w/all her over-the-counter dietary supplemen ...Read more
I have a sudden onset of of left lateral hep pain that has continued to worsen over the last 4 ...no injury?
Worsening pain: requires evaluation, especially if there is no injury. Get seen right away. ...Read more
Hepatitisb titre drawn last week , results reactive greater than 9.99 .Had Hep series done over a decade ago. Should I repeat series again?
Hi .I just have a problem during intercource with my partner because I finished in 2 minutes so partner stays Un please I will appreciate 4 little hep?
Yes: There are 2 HAV vaqccines licensed in the us, havrix(glaxo) and vaqta(.Merck). The vaccines produce protective antibody in as little as 2 weeks after the initial dose. Both vaccines are given as a 2 dose series. The second dose is given 6-8 months after the first. These vaccines are highly effective, well tolerated and are recommended for anyone at risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Different modes: Hepatitis A is transmitted through the fecal-oral route, namely an infected person sheds Hepatitis A virus in their stool and this is ingested through contaminated food or water. Hepatitis B is transmitted sexually and by blood, but the most common in the world is from mother to child. Hepatitis C is transmitted by exposure to blood from an infected person, very much less by sex or other means. ...Read more
Eat healthy: Food choice matters little in the care of the hepatitis b patient, who is probably taking medication to keep the level of virus at bay. Should the disease progress and the liver fail, which in a compliant patient is unlikely today, restricting protein may help some. Otherwise, a healthy diet with relatively little grease and sugar (people overeat these), plus aerobic exercise, is your best idea. ...Read more