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What are the different types of hepatitis?

What are the different types of hepatitis?

Hepatitis 'types': Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. This can be due to viruses (hepatitis a, b, c, d or e; epstein-barr, CMV etc) or fat or alcohol or iron or copper deposition or other 'storage diseases' or medications or autoimmune diseases or genetic causes or combinations etc. So - a thorough workup is usually indicated. If left untreated hepatitis from any cause has the potential for complications. ...Read more

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Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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How many different types of herpes viruses are there?

How many different types of herpes viruses are there?

About 6: The two most common types of herpes virus r type 1 and type 2. Type 1 causes cold sores and type 2 causes genital herpes. With the sexual mores of today type 1 and type 2 maybe interchangeable. ...Read more

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How many different types of anthrax are there?

How many different types of anthrax are there?

1 germ/3-4 forms: There is one anthrax germ that produces human illness based on how it enters the body. Inhaled spores can produce pulmonary anthrax (terrorist act), eating raw meat or dairy from infected animals can produce mouth & throat or gastrointestinal anthrax.Spores that are scratched into the skin surface can produce a skin sore.See www.Bt.Cdc.Gov/agent/anthrax. ...Read more

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What are the different types of intestinal transplantation?

What are the different types of intestinal transplantation?

See below: Bowel transplants can be the small intestine alone or what is called a multivisceral transplant. Mvt's can include stomach, duodenum, pancreas and liver. Sometimes they are just stomach, duodenum and pancreas. There have been kidneys transplanted as part of a mvt. There was recently an esophagus transplanted as well. ...Read more

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What are some types of viruses?

What are some types of viruses?

Textbook Questions: This would take an entire text book to answer. It is way out of the bounds of this simple app. Perhaps you can narrow this down to a specific question or symptom to ask about. ...Read more

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How many different types of strep are there?

How many different types of strep are there?

Too many to list: You may consult this site for a start: https://www.britannica.com/science/Streptococcus ...Read more

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What are the different types of leukemia?

What are the different types of leukemia?

How much do you want: There are 4 classical types of leukemia; They can be Acute or chronic and Lymphoid cell type or myeloid cell type. Tell us what is the real reason you want to know about this? ...Read more

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What are the different types of allergies?

What are the different types of allergies?

Highly Variable: Allergy, broadly defined is hypersensitivity to what is usually an innocuous exposure in the general population. It is primarily directed against the protein in the substance. Symptoms can vary from rhinitis, dermatitis, hives, bronchospasm, vomiting, diarrhea, and if very severe, anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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What are the different types of obesities?

What are the different types of obesities?

Yorkshire : Research study identified 6 kinds of obesity clusters. The cluster of Obesity identify groups of people with Obesity arguing that of the clusters may not suffer from obesity related medical and emotional complications. While some clusters have more symptoms . This classifications are not universally accepted ...Read more

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What are the different types of HPV ?

What are the different types of HPV ?

HPV: There are hundreds of different serotypes of hpv. What matters though is whether the hpv is low risk for cancer (6, 11) or high risk for cancer (16, 18, 31, 33, 37 ...). ...Read more

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What different types of asthma exist and how many different types are there?

What different types of asthma exist and how many different types are there?

Several classificati: There are several ways to classify asthma - based on symptom frequency & severity, control of symptoms while on therapy, associated conditions (atopic versus non-atopic), mechanisms (aspirin-sensitivity, exercise induced) and now more recently based on inflammatory cell types (eosinophilic versus neutrophilic) etc. Identification of precipitating factors & comorbid conditions also define it furthe. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of lymphoma?

What are the different kinds of lymphoma?

Lymphoma types: are based on their microscopic appearance, expression of proteins on the cell surface, or specific gene mutations. To name a few: Hodgkins Lymphoma (classical, Lymphocyte rich, etc.). B-cell non-Hodgkins (NHL) include: Lymphoblastic, Burkitt's, Diffuse Large B-cell, Follicular, Mantle Cell, Small Lymphocytic. T-cell lymphomas are yet another group: Anaplastic Large Cell, Angioimmunoblastic, etc. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of leukemia and the treatments for each?

Complex question: There are 4 types of Leukemias, each has many different options of treatment. Tell us which one do you need to know about? If you send us the exact diagnosis, we can address your question better and more accurately and completely. Do not pose us open ended questions. ...Read more

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What are the different types of psriosis ?

What are the different types of psriosis ?

See below: Unfortunately psoriasis is a chronic disorder with no known cure, Medications can control it. See this site for more information on this issue. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/understanding-psoriasis-basics ...Read more

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What are the different types of eczema?

What are the different types of eczema?

Too many: There are too many to discuss but seborrheic , atopic, nummular, and contact are the common ones. ...Read more

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How many different types of cancer are there?

How many different types of cancer are there?

Many: There are over 100 different cancers known among humans. Cancer can arise from any part of our bodies. But the common sites are lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What are the different types of asthma?

What are the different types of asthma?

Asthma...: Asthma is actually one disease with many triggers. For example, for some asthmatics, exercise triggers their asthma to exacerbate and this is labeled exercise-induced asthma. Some patients are triggered by allergens while others are triggered by upper respiratory infections. In all cases, the asthma is the same but the triggers are different. ...Read more

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How many different types of nasal cancers are there?

How many different types of nasal cancers are there?

More than one: Cancer can arise from different types of cells which is what gives it its name. Skin cancer on the skin surface is different than the cancer arising from the mucus membrane of the nose, which further has glandular cells and surface cells and pigmented cells in it. So a nasal cancer can be squamous type, adenoid cystic(glandular type) or a mucosal melanoma, each with a different behavior and course. ...Read more

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