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How often can I need vaccination against hepetitus a/b?

How often can I need vaccination against hepetitus a/b?

3/2: A three shot series for hep b and a two shot series for hep a should be all that you need. You don't need to have ongoing boosters based on current recommendations. ...Read more

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If I had mono in my 20's, confirmed by blood test, should I be screened for hepetitus now?

If I had mono in my 20's, confirmed by blood test, should I be screened for hepetitus now?

Confusing question: Mono often will have a mild hepatitis as one of it's many symptoms. However, this has nothing to do with the other causes of hepatitis (a, b, c, etc). If you feel you have been exposed to one of those illnesses or have symptoms your pcp can check it out. ...Read more

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I have a c hepatite, what should I eat?

I have a c hepatite, what should I eat?

Eat healthy!: If you have hepatitis c, without any liver problems, you really don't have any dietary restrictions. Eat a healthy, balanced meal.

If you have bad liver disease like cirrhosis, your doctors may recommend a diet restricted in protein. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I suffer from hepatites a?

What should I eat if I suffer from hepatites a?

Know what not to eat: You should avoid alcohol in any form. You should eat a low fat diet. You should be aware of any prescription medications that may affect the liver. Otherwisew once you are well a regular well balance diet is the norm. ...Read more

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Any cure for hypetitis b?

Any cure for hypetitis b?

No reliable cure: Teens or adults who catch hepatitis b get sick, and then recover on their own, but about 5% become carriers and always have the virus. Babies who catch hepatitis b become carriers of the virus. The antiviral medications block the virus, so the patient has fewer and fewer numbers of virus if the treatment works. A few patients are called "cured" in that blood tests don't detect the virus any more. ...Read more

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What shouldn't I do with hepatits c?

What shouldn't I do with hepatits c?

See below: Drink alcohol.
Take alot of tylenol/acetaminophen or other drugs with potential liver toxicity.
Have sex without a comdom.
Fail to get vaccinated for hepatitis a and b.
Fail to see a liver specialist. ...Read more

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My wife got hapetitis c can I sex with her?

Hep C and Sex: Yes. It is nearly impossible to get his virus sexually as long as there is not any blood present. ...Read more

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How does a person get hepatits c? Just curious

Blood and sex: It is transmitted through blood infection and via sex. ...Read more

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How would u know when a hepatites b is active?

How would u know when a hepatites b is active?

Blood test: Your doctor can order specific blood test to check if you active/past infection or immune to hepatitis b. ...Read more

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How long can hepititus viris live outside of the body?

How long can hepititus viris live outside of the body?

Out of the Box: The hepatitis c virus can survive outside the body at room temperature, on environmental surfaces, for at least 16 hours but no longer than 4 days. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can avoid hepatit c from a house mate?

Can I tell me how I can avoid hepatit c from a house mate?

Blood contact: You won't get hepatitis c just by living with someone. Don't share razors and if you inject drugs, don't share needles. That's about it. ...Read more

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Signs of hypetitis b? How to prevent it from getting worse?

Signs of hypetitis b? How to prevent it from getting worse?

There are acute: And chronic forms of the infection. The symptoms are not specific, but can include nausea, fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, aches, weakness, dark urine, jaundice. Most acute infections are self-limited and don't require specific treatment. If you think you are infected with hepatitis B, seek medical attention to confirm or rule out the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to obtain a script for meds to help with hepatits c?

Is there anything I can do to obtain a script for meds to help with hepatits c?

Specialist: At the present time, the treatment of hepatitis c is quite complex, though it will get simpler soon. Hepatitis c is treated by specialists, usually infectious disease specialists or hematologists (liver specialists.). Because improvements in treatment are happening so rapidly, a specialist can advise you whether you need to be treated now or can wait for better drugs. ...Read more

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I'm eric for ghana. 24 of age. Please I'm suffering form hapetitis b. Please is there any cure?

I'm eric for ghana. 24 of age. Please I'm suffering form hapetitis b. Please is there any cure?

No cure but control: Most people with hepatitis b actually clear it with their own immune systems, but if there is evidence of chronic inflammation in the liver, there are medical treatments that can bring this under control. Talk to a physician who specializes in hepatology (usually a gastroenterologist). ...Read more

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Cure for hepatit b?

Possibly.: There are several fairly successful treatments:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3415874/. ...Read more

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Know how do you get hepatitus b?

Know how do you get hepatitus b?

Infected fluids: Hepatitis b is spread by fluids like blood or semen. It can be spread by sexual contact with someone who is infected or by sharing needles or syringes. It can be spread from mother to baby when giving birth. Healthcare workers can become infected by a needle stick. It could even be spread by sharing a razor or toothbrush with someone who is infected. ...Read more

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Is it true that hepatitus a curable?

Is it true that hepatitus a curable?

Self-cures: People almost always recover with good immunity, though it is an unpleasant illness. ...Read more

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Does hepatit B or C cherecterizes high fevers? +38C

Does hepatit B or C cherecterizes high fevers? +38C

Hepatitis: Acute hepatitis can produce fever as one manifestation. ...Read more

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Can I eat lentile if I suffer from heptits a or it is high protein?

Can I eat lentile if I suffer from heptits a or it is high protein?

Diet at tolerated: Unless you are extremely sick from hepatitis a, you'll do well to eat what you think is right for you. Protein restriction is really for people with severe liver failure / cirrhosis to prevent them from getting bad hepatic encephalopathy, and this really only helps so-so. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for your body to fight hepititis c on its own?

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Chronic: Hep c can become a chronic disease, and over time can lead to cirrhosis and puts you at higher risk for liver cancer. so if you have hepatitis c, please see a specialist about it and get treated. It is not necessarily self-limiting ...Read more

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Is there a reasonable benefit for taking HGH for a person with heptites c?

Is there a reasonable benefit for taking HGH for a person with heptites c?

NO benefit: Hgh (human growth hormone) is generally used for growth hormone deficiencies mainly in children or adults with pituitary dysfunction. Since hepatitis c is a viral infection the primary aim is keep the 'virus in check' with medications e.G. Interferon. ...Read more

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Just had some sort of injection for cure of hepatits-are there any side effects.?

Just had some sort of injection for cure of hepatits-are there any side effects.?

Probably: Without knowing what type of injections hard even to guess. Make sure at next follow up visit that you understand what type of hepatitis you suffer from, the goals of treatment, duration, side effects, etc. Do get involved in your care. ...Read more

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How long would it take from the time of transmission for the detection of hepatitus c in testing?

How long would it take from the time of transmission for the detection of hepatitus c in testing?

Antibody testing: It can be as soon as six weeks but it can also be up to 24 weeks. There are newer ways to test for the virus and not the antibody if there is reason to worry. Any good up to date physician will know what this means. ...Read more

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I have recover from hepatits a for about one month and enezyme return to normal can I exercise or not?

I have recover from hepatits a for about one month and enezyme return to normal can I exercise or not?

Resume: Once your liver function tests normalize you should be free of exercise restrictions. Resume exercise. ...Read more

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