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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Hepatomegaly Associated With Hepatitis B Last

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How long do jaundice symptoms generally last with hep b?

How long do jaundice symptoms generally last with hep b?

Variable: The length of jaundice in hepatitis B cases varies from case to case. Cases can be mild or severe and the degree of liver inflammation determines the severity and length of jaundice from days to weeks. Staining of the skin from jaundice can last longer than the actual liver inflammation. ...Read more

Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
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Enlarged Liver (Definition)

Hepatomegaly, otherwise known as an enlarged liver, is a clinical finding in which the liver is found to be larger than is normal, either by the physical exam from a physician or by imaging such as CT scan or ultrasound. This can be due to alcoholism, hepatitis viruses, inherited liver ...Read more


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How long does fever associated with acute HIV last?

How long does fever associated with acute HIV last?

Variable: Many people have no symptoms in the acute phase, those who get some, have a flu like illness that may last a few days to a few months. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hiv-aids/ds00005/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does the insomnia last from hep c treatment?

How long does the insomnia last from hep c treatment?

Side effects: Treatment of hepatitis c is associated with wide ranging side effects. Insomnia is most commonly associated with the drug ribavirin. You get better sleep if you take the Ribavirin earlier in the day. Ask you treating physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long do acute hepatis b last?

How long do acute hepatis b last?

Acute hepatitis B: After being infected with the hepatitis b virus, there is usually an incubation period of 1-4 months. The constitutional symptoms which follow may include loss of appetite, nausea, jaundice, and discomfort in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. Treatment is usually supportive in nature. The symptoms and jaundice typically resolve after 1-3 months, but fatigue may be prolonged. ...Read more

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How long can one have hepatitis C without symtoms?

How long can one have hepatitis C without symtoms?

Many years: Many people have been incidentally diagnosed with otherwise quiescent, asymptomatic hepatitis c and should be evaluated by an infectious disease specialist or gastroenterologist regarding treatment. ...Read more

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How long does patient generaly have after fibrosis stage of hep c?

How long does patient generaly have after fibrosis stage of hep c?

Seek help: Read some of your questions re:hep c. There seems to be an underlying tone of despair/ resignation/ or sadness. Please make sure that firstly you have the right diagnosis. Secondly, ask your doc about available treatment. Lastly, faith +/- meds/counselling often help in the setting of end-stage illnesses. Please talk to others of faith (friends, rabbi, pastor, etc...). How long varies. ...Read more

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How long does fever associated with fifth disease last?

How long does fever associated with fifth disease last?

Few days: Fifth disease caused by parvovirus b19 starts with a low grade fever and runny nose that lasts a few days. After fever stops, then there is a rash usually on the face that looks like. ...Read more

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How long does cough associated with fifth disease last?

How long does cough associated with fifth disease last?

Ten days`: Fifth's disease is a viral illness and can trigger a cough as any viral illness can. Usually the cough is one of the last symptoms to go away and can last for tendays or even longer. The key is that by ten days the cough is clearly getting better. If not then it would be worth seeing your physician. ...Read more

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Now diagnosed as a hepatitis b carrier with mild transaminitis. What does transaminitis mean?

Now diagnosed as a hepatitis b carrier with mild transaminitis. What does transaminitis mean?

Liver enzymes: Enough of your liver cells are bad-hurt or dying off and being replaced that the enzymes (AST/SGOT and ALT/SGPT) from inside of them is much increased in your blood. Get you hep b managed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Hepatitis induced jaundice how long does it last ?

Hepatitis induced jaundice how long does it last ?

It depends: It depends on the type of hepatitis and the severity of the liver involvement. ...Read more

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How long does pruritus associated with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy last?

Until pregnancy ends: Cholestasis of pregnancy is a considition which generally occurs in the 3rd trimester and is characterized by intense pruritis without rash and increase serum levels of free bile acids. The condition lasts until the pregnancy ends. The pruritis sometimes can be controlled with medications, such as ursodiol. ...Read more

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How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

How long does back pain associated with HIV last?

Etiology?: More info needed. Please contact your HIV doctor to discuss your symptoms. May need x-rays and some blood tests to see if related to HIV disease. Take care. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed as a hepatitis b carrier with mild transaminitis. does anyone knows what transaminitis mean?

I was diagnosed as a hepatitis b carrier with mild transaminitis. does anyone knows what transaminitis mean?

Elevated AST ALT: - itis = inflammation. transaminases = liver enzymes, AST and ALT. transaminitis = elevation of AST and ALT. it should not be 2/2 HBV though if you are indeed just a carrier - something else going on? ...Read more

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How long does rash associated with fifth disease last?

How long does rash associated with fifth disease last?

Timing: The rash of fifths disease lasts for a couple weeks on the face, and can last for 1-6 weeks on the trunk. ...Read more

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How long does fussiness associated with sepsis last?

How long does fussiness associated with sepsis last?

Sepsis: Fussiness in a child with sepsis is a non-specific symptom. In a child who does not possess the verbal skills yet to explain how they feel, this in part is their way of letting us know they do not feel well. Duration of fussiness might vary based upon underlying cause of sepsis, the organ systems involved, the child's underlying disposition, and the environmental stressors. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Liver Enlargement (Definition)

Liver enlargement is a clinical finding in which the liver is found to be larger than is normal, either by the physical exam from a physician or by imaging such as cat scan or ultrasound. This can be due to alcoholism, hepatitis viruses, inherited liver ...Read more


Dr. Anne Larson
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Hepatitis B (Definition)

A serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus that's easily ...Read more