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How Many Years It Takes For Hepatitis B And C To Damage The Liver Completely
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Sir if we supress the virus of chronic hepatitis b patient for many years through medicine. how many chances of liver complication?
A new aide for mom had a liver transplant years ago and has chronic hepatitis b. Is my mom in danger of getting hep b?
Is hepatitis b can be cured now and what medicine or suppliments can I take to cure or help my liver to be healty again ?
Yes it can: Hepatitis b is a curable disease nowadays. Whether you can be cured 100% or not, no one will guarantee. No supplement has been shown to work on it, but prescription medications such interferon and some anti-viral meds, like ribavarin, will be able to help. Talk to your doc, have a comprehensive exam and determine whether you are a good candidate for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hep B vaccine: You should be vaccinated against hepatitis a & b. Unfortunately there is not yet a vaccine for c. The more common cause of cld is non-alcoholic steatorrheic (or fatty liver), but there are several other causes for which you should be evaluated, several of them uncommon, but need exclusion. See a GI doctor with interest in liver disease. ...Read more
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
I am 22 yr old had asymptomatic elevated liver enzymes ALT 147 AST 60 is this serious ?? Ultrasound is normal and hepatitis b and c was negative
Probably not..: But your doctor should check your lft periodically to make sure they are not rising ...Read more
Several: Are available such as lamivudine, helps era, etc. Depends on your viral load beset a hepatologist. ...Read more
Hepatitis b is a viral liver disease. Until vaccines were developed this was a very common cause of hepatitis, and still is in some countries. Hep b is a progressive chronic disease which can lead to cirrhosis and also to cancer of the liver. It is also implicated in the causation ...Read more
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