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Hepatitis B And Dark Urine
High level liver enzymes jaundice in the eyes and coughing up small amounts of blood with mucas neg to hepatitis a b & c non alcoholic 36 yo male?
Many Things: This is serious and you should have further evaluation. Other causes of elevated liver enzymes and jaundice are drugs (antibiotics, herbal products, etc), genetic liver diseases, autoimmune liver diseases, and other viral infections besides abc (like mono). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Can hepatitis b vaccine taken when sgot and sgpt values are high and test for hep b non reactive ?
Yes: The vaccine does not affect the liver. It involves the immune system which produces antibodies to protect against hep b and prevent further damage to the liver. ...Read more
My biilirubin is 3.5 and sgpt is 99. All hepatistis a, b and c are tested negative. No yellowing of urine or uncomfort. What can be problem.?
Can't tell: Bilirubin is breakdown product of red blood cells. May be elevated when many rbc's are being destroyed, when liver does not adequately pick up or process, or when unable to excrete. Numbers like this could represent a variety of conditions. To make sense out of these it is important to know your history, other lab values, and how these values are changing over time. ...Read more
ALT 66 with other Liver tests normal & Hep B & C negative after being on Iberet Folic for a month. What it may be?
Elevated liver enzyme with normal other liver function and normal ultrasound and negative hepatitis b and c virus ??
2 thoughts:: A common cause of asymptomatic elevations in liver enzymes is fatty liver(Non alcoholic fatty liver disease: NAFLD). This is very common in obesity and is considered to be part of the metabolic syndrome. Ultrasound will be "normal" (i.e. falsely negative) in 17% of patients with NAFLD. A less common cause=choledocholithiasis(stones in common bile duct). Often missed on ultrasound. Can be asymptom ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My stool and urine colors have changed to dark green and yellow respectively. Can it be the drug i'm taking (feroglobin)?
Would liver chemistry tests be enough to show liver damage/ jaundice? I have orange urine in the morning, and only goes light after drinking lots
Get urinalysis: Blood work for liver function is useful to see if the panel is normal and if not, possible reasons for elevation. Dark urine can be normal, especially if it is concentrated, the pigment is due to the yellow pigmented urobilin. However, the urine can be dark from other reasons, including urinary tract infection, bleeding and from chemicals. A simple test would be a urinalysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started methotrexate10mg 2 days ago.Dark amber urine w/large specks of blood x2days.Dysuria.Today color is lighter.Urine dip=trace of blood but neg for uti.Never get utis nor dark urin.Notify rheummd?
MTX and Hematuria: Methotrexate, originally developed as an anti-tumor drug, is now used widely for certain proliferative disorders. Hematuria (blood in the urine) is a known complication, but there can be many other causes of this as well. Either way, follow up immediately with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 28 and had low grade fever and bright yellow urine. I don't take vitamins. Urine glucose is 100 blood glucose 110. Not fasting or diabetic?
Check it more: Glucose in the urine indicates the blood sugar (bs) is high enough to overwhelm the ability of the kidneys to recover all of the glucose from filtered blood, as the filtrate travels the path toward becoming urine. People vary greatly in their ability to recover this filtered glucose. Some even have glucose in the urine when blood sugar is totally normal. Get more bs readings to be sure no diabetes. ...Read more
I have loose yellowish stools(sometimes w/ bright red blood), high liver enzymes(alt-103), low creatinine(7.3), blood in urine & frequent k. Stones?
Hbv DNA is 13160iu/ml. Hepatitis b surface antigen negative. Chronic hepatitis b take tenofo b for 3 month? Sir tell my stage and condition?
Liver doctor: Your liver doctor would be the one answering this question the best. ...Read more
Will I be able to donate blood, after testing + for hep b core antibody and neg for hep b surface antigen?
Can urine on public toilet seat transmit Hepatitis B when skin of penis (Shaft) came into contact with it? Or does urine not transmit/carry HBV?
Urine does not carry: HBV. Only blood. You are safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
76y +history of colorectal CA.Few days ago, his liver enzymes went very high+itching+feeling tired+dark urine.This suggest Hepatitis. What shall I do?
Can hepatitis B and C be transferred from getting splashed with infected persons urine or saliva? what precautions should a caregiver take?
Hep B/ C in a flash: Hep B and C are classified as blood-borne pathogens and are generally contracted with direct exposure to blood or body secretions, as in sexual contact. Since HBV has been found in saliva, the risk of transmission of Hep B with deep kissing probably exists and the risk increases if one partner wears orthodontic braces or has open cuts or sores in the mouth. No report of Hep B or C via saliva exist ...Read more
Depends: There are many diseases and conditions which can turn the urine dark. Jaundice, diseases of the biliary tract, liver, and G.I. Tract can cause this. Blood in the urine can appear dark. Dehydration leading to concentrated urine can appear dark. In short, your hepatitis c may have nothing to do with the urine color but it could. You need to be evaluated by your doctor i would encourage you to do this soon. ...Read more
If I'm having liver pain with Hepatitis B, fatigue, orange urine, dizziness, chills, is that normal or do I need a transplant?? The pain is always
Not really: hepatitis B can be controlled by your immune system on its own, without ever requiring treatment, but the virus remains dormant in your liver and may re-activate if your immune system is compromised. Other times you do need treatment with meds to stop the inflammation in the liver and prevent cirrhosis, liver cancer ...Read more
Medication: See a physician with expertise in management of hepatitis. There are now medications with which to treat this. Do it reasonably soon because the longer you live with this the greater the potential for permanent injury to the liver. This having been said, it is not an emergency. ...Read more
Continue follow up: You must have regular follow up with either gastroenterologist or infectious disease. They will put you on the right medications based on viral genetics. You will have periodic measurements of viral load to make sure treatment is affective some of the meds include interferon alfa peg interferon alfa-2a, lamivduine to mention few. You will live a normal life. ...Read more
Viread and Baraclude (entecavir): These are currently the 2 best oral drugs on the market to suppress viral load with low resistance. ...Read more
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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