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Is there a gentle way to treat hepatitis b?

Is there a gentle way to treat hepatitis b?

Yes: Depending on the stage of hepatitis b, there must be an indication to treat which could be an oral drug or oral drug and interferon. If there is no indication to treat, then careful monitoring is necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by many things, such as alcohol overuse, excess sugar consumption, viral infections, autoimmune disorders, certain medications, ...Read more


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Is there a gentle way to treat pml?

Is there a gentle way to treat pml?

NO: Pml is caused by the jc virus. It can lie dormant in an immunocompetent host for a lifetime. In the immunocompromised host, pml is uniformly fatal without reconstitution of the immune system. There have been several reports of antiviral agents being used to treat pml in immunocompromised states, the numbers are very limited and the treatment is not gentle. To answer your question...No. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to prevent hepatitis b and c?

Is there a good way to prevent hepatitis b and c?

Blood borne disease: Can be transmitted in different ways. Most common are: IV drugs (sharing needles), sexually (hep b more than hep c), tattoos, blood transfusion before june 1992 (as couldn't screen for hep c), during birth (if mother unaware has hep b). Prevention is to avoid the above. In usa, vaccines given for hep b during childhood, if you never had, get it. No vaccine for hep c yet.Talk to doctor if concerned. ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat bedwetting?

Is there a gentle way to treat bedwetting?

Yes: 1) restrict all fluids after evening meal. 2) try waking a couple of hours after going to bed. 3) try a bedwetting alarm 4) desmopressin (ddavp) medication at night. 4) avoid urodynamic studies or cystoscopy. 5) possibly long acting anticholinergic medication if subject has a small functional bladder capacity. 6) Imipramine (tofranil). ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat heart cancer?

Is there a gentle way to treat heart cancer?

Heart cancer: Heart cancer is extremely rare and carries a significant mortality. It is usually treated with chemotherapy, or supportive care depending on the stage of cancer. I would speak with your cancer doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat someone with vitamin b1?

Is there a way to treat someone with vitamin b1?

Yes it is possible: In one study, people with congestive heart failure who were given 200 mg of vitamin b1 intravenously for one week showed improvements on their echocardiograms, suggesting that vitamin b1 might be useful for people with heart disease. ...Read more

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Is there any way to treat hepatitis c?

Is there any way to treat hepatitis c?

Yes: Yes, the treatment for hepatitis c is now very effective, often leading to complete cure. However, it can be difficult. Easier treatments are coming soon. Whether you can afford to wait for them or not depends mostly on the results of your liver biopsy. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic treatment to cure viral hepatitis b (chronic and carrier)?

Is there a homeopathic treatment to cure viral hepatitis b (chronic and carrier)?

Yes! (in some cases): One of the reasons homeopathy impresses me so much is it has the potential to cure serious illnesses like chronic hep b. I have not personally treated this but many homeopaths have- here's a report of 2 successful cures: www.Homeopathyworldcommunity.Com/profiles/blogs/homoeopathy-can-cure-hepatitis homeopathy is highly individualized, so there is no one standardized treatment- please see comment:. ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat kaposi's sarcoma?

Is there a gentle way to treat kaposi's sarcoma?

Kaposi's sarcoma: For most cases addressing the underlying immune deficiency is the primary treatment. Unfortunately "gentle" may be difficult to guarantee depending on your definition of the word. ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat contact dermatitis?

Is there a gentle way to treat contact dermatitis?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat retained placenta?

Is there a gentle way to treat retained placenta?

Probably not: The term "retained placenta" implies that the placenta has failed to detach spontaneously with the usual postpartum measures including uterine massage, IV pitocin, (oxytocin) and gentle umbilical cord traction. At that point manual removal of the placenta is indicated, and while performed carefully may not seem to be gentle. If manual removal is incomplete, surgical removal by curettage is usually next. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat diabetes?

Is there a way to treat diabetes?

Control or cure: You can control diabetes in many ways, you cannot get rid of it once you have it. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat essential hypertension?

Is there a way to treat essential hypertension?

Yes..: Reducing stress, sleeping well, Diet, Exercise regularly, lose wt if overweight, Avoid additional salt. There are medications.....Lisinopril, Amloidopin, Atenolol, Procardia (nifedipine).....the best match will be picked by your doctor. Do not forget Yoga. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat lichenification?

Is there a way to treat lichenification?

Try emollient: You may try using an emollient like Vaseline. If the underlying cause for lichenification has been addressed, it should help in softening the skin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat and prevent eye strain?

Is there a way to treat and prevent eye strain?

20/20/20: Every 20 minutes, look at something at least 20 feet away, for 20 seconds. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective way to destroy HEPATITIS A VIRUS ??

What is the best and effective way to destroy HEPATITIS A VIRUS ??

Self-limited: Hepatitis A virus infection is usually self-limited, and treatment consists of supportive care. Medications that might cause liver damage or are metabolized by the liver should be used with caution. Full clinical and biochemical recovery is observed within three months in 85 percent of patients, and complete recovery is observed by six months in nearly all patients ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Is there a way to prevent prostatitis?

Yes: Diets rich in antioxidants, fresh fruits and vegetables and a supplement called queceretin have all been shown to be good for prostate health. In addition, good urination habits, not holding urine, drinking plenty of water during the daytime are also good strategies. ...Read more

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Is there a holistic way to treat depression?

Is there a holistic way to treat depression?

Sure. : This is an excellent option for holistic intervention. So much of treatment of depression is non pharmacological ( therapy, nutrition, exercise, etc. ). . Seek out a practitioner who will work with you on this. But medicine is not one size fits all. if not working don't be afraid to add scientifically proven regimens as well. ( meds, etc) Http://Nccih.nih.org ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat hepatitis b?

Yes: Depending on the stage of hepatitis b, there must be an indication to treat which could be an oral drug or oral drug and interferon. If there is no indication to treat, then careful monitoring is necessary. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis B be treated with a shot? Thanks in advance.

Can hepatitis B be treated with a shot? Thanks in advance.

No, need more than 1: Hepatitis B can be treated with many shots. Chronic active infection takes weekly or even daily injections for a prolonged period of time (6 months or longer). There are also antiviral pills, but those are taken daily or sometimes multiple times per day. There are vaccines & shots to *prevent* hepatitis B transmission (HBV vaccine is 3 shots over 3 months)- but this is not *treatment*, only preven ...Read more

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How to treat viral hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B: If this is new most infections clear on their own. However, if you have the chronic active form there are several medications that can keep the infection at bay and give your liver a chance to recover. If i knew where you lived i could perhaps help you there.... But find one who knows how to aggressively work with you to suppress this virus. ...Read more

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Doc is it true that hepatitis b can be treated already?

Doc is it true that hepatitis b can be treated already?

-No: There is no actual treatment for hepatitis B per se except dietary and supportive measures. However, there is treatment for post exposure to Hepatitis B in the form of giving hepatitis B immune globulin and vaccination against hepatitis B. ...Read more

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Are there any approved drugs to treat chronic hepatitis b?

Are there any approved drugs to treat chronic hepatitis b?

Yes, but....: There are drugs used to treat chronic hepatitis b infections, but not everyone needs, or should, be on them. This is too complicated to fully discuss on this board, you need to see a liver specialist, or infectious disease specialist, to review your individual situation, and then make appropriate recommendations. ...Read more

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Can antiviral medication treat chronic hepatitis b?

Can antiviral medication treat chronic hepatitis b?

Yes: There are currently 6 available antiviral medications for hepatitis b. Viread is the most common and Baraclude (entecavir) is also a first line therapy. Most of these medications only need to be taken once per day and have minimal side effects. ...Read more

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My husband had hepatitis b before but has been treated properly yet i'm not pregnant. Can it be the problem why im not pregnant yet?

Get tested: Hepatitis b is very contagious thru sex so if you had sex before he was treated and comfirmed that is no longer infectious, go ahead and make sure you are tested before you get pregnant. ...Read more

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My question is to know, if hepatitis b chronic can be definitilly treated ' untill now the patient does not have yet liver damage .?

Not difinitive, yet : Current treatment for chronic hepatitisb is decent/good and is improving as we speak, but no difinitive treatment exists at this time. Since you are young/healthy without evidence of liver damage, your chance of a good out come is good, but not 100%. There are few options for treatment. Consult your doc for eval/discuss to see which is best for your situation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Doctor recent my blood test shows positive for hepatitis b surface antigen is this can be treated completely please reply?

Doctor recent my blood test shows positive for hepatitis b surface antigen  is this can be treated completely please reply?

Active Infection: This can be yes. It may represent acute infection while clearing is occurring but it may also represent chronic carrier/ chronic active. Several medications (hiv meds) have been shown to be active. It's important to get a hep b viral load by pcr to quantitate. Make sure your doctor had adequate experience treating this. It can be difficult to treat. ...Read more

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How to treat Hepatitis B? I've got blood transfusion and they detected hep B in it. They couldn't test it earlier because it was emergency.

How to treat Hepatitis B? I've got blood transfusion and they detected hep B in it. They couldn't test it earlier because it was emergency.

Need more info: More than 80% of the patients with hepatitis B infection recover on their own and eliminate the virus and are none the worse for it. You may wish to get tested in about six months to see if you have active infection or have recovered. God forbid you have chronic infection, it can be treated. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Will chronic hepatitis b shorten my life span if I'm being treated with no liver damage?? Please help I am only 23 and am worrying myself sick

Will chronic hepatitis b shorten my life span if I'm being treated with no liver damage?? Please help I am only 23 and am worrying myself sick

Hepatitis: Hepatitis B is treatable with antiviral medications. Since you've been told that you have no liver damage, your prognosis for normal lifespan is good. Your treating physician can answer your question best,however. ...Read more

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Normal liver function, should need to treat? I was a hepatitis b virus carriers. What drugs can clear the hepatitis b virus.

Normal liver function, should need to treat? I was a hepatitis b virus carriers. What drugs can clear the hepatitis b virus.

Doubtful: Asymptomatic carriage of hep b is common, although some hepatologists would recommend biopsy to be certain that the status of the disease is proven. There are several antivirals (lamivudine, adefovir, tenofovir, telbivudine, and entecavir), and immune system modulators (interferon Alpha 2a, and peg if Alpha 2a) which can be used in therapy, but your hepatologist would explain these effectively. ...Read more

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Hi, 30 year old female , hepatitis B, aLT of 260, stomach pains and light bleeding in stomach ... What can be done to treat the liver to reduce the AL?

Hi, 30 year old female , hepatitis B, aLT of 260, stomach pains and light bleeding in stomach ... What can be done to treat the liver to reduce the AL?

See doctor: The issue you described is a serious one and not suitable for this forum. You need to be evaluated in person, by additional history, physical examination and may be some tests and imaging studies. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Can I use norfloxacin to treat my urinary infection if I have hepatitis b. Is it safe for my liver?

Can I use norfloxacin to treat my urinary infection if I have hepatitis b.  Is it safe for my liver?

Questionable: Caution is advised in the use of Norfloxacin in the presence of liver impairment. Since there are many alternate drugs for treating uti, your doc may prefer to select one of those (probably after a urine culture to determine which drug is best). If Norfloxacin is the best choice, your doc will probably monitor your liver function tests before & during administration to prevent serious adverse fx. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to prevent hepatitis b and c?

Blood borne disease: Can be transmitted in different ways. Most common are: IV drugs (sharing needles), sexually (hep b more than hep c), tattoos, blood transfusion before june 1992 (as couldn't screen for hep c), during birth (if mother unaware has hep b). Prevention is to avoid the above. In usa, vaccines given for hep b during childhood, if you never had, get it. No vaccine for hep c yet.Talk to doctor if concerned. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis b be passed from father to child in the u.S.?

Depends: If the father passes it to mom, before or during pregnancy, baby can be exposed & get it. If mom is known to have it, there are things the dr can do to try to stop it from passing to baby. After birth, it is unlikely dad would pass it to baby. It is a blood born agent & i don't see what likely blood contact baby will have with dad. Baby should also get the vaccine at birth. ...Read more

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What is hepatitis b?

What is hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b is a virus that tends to infect the liver in humans. Transmission from person to person is by intimate contact (sexual activity) or blood exchange. There is a readily available blood test to see if you have it, and there is a vaccination available (3 shots over 6 months) to prevent you from ever getting it. Hepatitis b can lead to chronic infection and cirrhosis, possibly cancer. ...Read more

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How heal hepatitis b?

Most resolve: Spontaneous resolution of acute hep b infection is common, but must be followed carefully to make sure is not becoming chronic active hepatitis, which can be treated, if not cured. Do this now, because to ignore this disease can have lethal consequences. ...Read more

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Causes of hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B: There is only one cause: an infection with the virus that is known as hepatitis b. ...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