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What are the symptoms of a reaction to hepatitis b vaccine?

What are the symptoms of a reaction to hepatitis b vaccine?

See below:: The majority of people who receive the Hepatitis B Vaccine (65%) do not experience any reactions to it. About 3% of those immunized will develop pain and tenderness where the shot was given; low-grade fever occurs in about 1% to 6% of vaccine recipients. Serious reactions are "extremely rare." in far less than 1 out of 10, 000 shots given, or about .001%, a serious allergic reactions may occur. ...Read more

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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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What are the probable symptoms of hepatitis b in a drug user?

What are the probable symptoms of hepatitis b in a drug user?

Sometimes no symptom: Hep b is a virus which can cause liver disease, including liver failure, but often shows no symptoms for years, even though it is doing damage. Symptoms can be vague: nausea, fatigue, decreased appetite, changes in skin coloring, abdominal pain. Hep b is detected by a blood test, and if you don't carry the virus, you can get a vaccine against it. Hep c is similar, but deadlier & no vaccine yet. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of c. Difficile?

What are the symptoms of c. Difficile?

Many: Common symptoms of c. Difficile include watery diarrhea in tremendous volumes, recent antibiotic exposure, abdominal pain, fever, and foul stool odor. Many patients get this while they are in the hospital after being treated with an antibiotic for a recent infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of c difficile?

What are the symptoms of c difficile?

Diarrhea/cramps: Diarrhea ( 3 or more loose stools per day), abdominal cramps and pain, fever, an elevated WBC count are the most common findings in d. Difficile induced colitis. ...Read more

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What are the effects of hepatitis b usually?

What are the effects of hepatitis b usually?

Varies: Hbv can cause acute hepatitis that can range from asymptomatic to fulminant. Outside the neonatal period, 5-10 percent become chronic and some of these develop cirrhosis and can result in liver cancer but...Good news, there is a vaccine to prevent it and medications that can be used to treat it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of getting a viral hepatitis?

What are the symptoms of getting a viral hepatitis?

Varies: Ranges from none to fatigue, joint aches, rash, nausea, vomiting, fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, bleeding/bruising, altered mental status, yellow eyes, skin, dark urine, itching, distaste for meat, proteins, tobacco, etc. Signs on exam can include jaundice, enlarged, tender liver, skin changes, abdominal fluid, altered neurological findings, abnormal lab tests, etc. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of hepatitis B? What are the symptoms of hepatitis B? What are some drugs given to a hepatitis B patient?

What are the possible causes of hepatitis B?
What are the symptoms of hepatitis B?
What are some drugs given to a hepatitis B patient?

It's a virus: Hepatitis B is a virus transmitted by coming in contact with the blood/body fluids of someone infected. Symptoms can be mild to severe & appear within 1-4 months: abdominal pain, dark urine, fever, joint pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue & yellowing of skin (jaundice). Acute hepatitis B often resolves with rest/good nutrition. Chronic: antivirals/interferon/liver transplant. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hepatisis c or b?

What are the symptoms of hepatisis c or b?

Usually none: you may have a "viral syndrome", your eyes may become yellow (jaundice). most of the time you don't feel anything, until the liver is cirrhotic or very damaged (it takes years for cirrhosis to develop). ...Read more

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What r the symptoms of hepatitis a like?

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What r the symptoms of hepatitis a like?

See below: Among older children and adults, hepatitis a infection causes acute- onset fever, malaise, anorexia, jaundice, and nausea. These symptoms typically last several weeks. ...Read more

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What are some of the relationship between hepatitis C virus and diabetes?

What are some of the relationship between hepatitis C virus and diabetes?

Negative relations: Diabetes has somewhat negative impact on hepatitis c. Diabetes can cause fat in the liver, which in turn can result in rapid progression of liver disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hepatitis b in someone with dark skin?

What are the symptoms of hepatitis b in someone with dark skin?

None: Usually no symptoms. Rarely jaundice may occurs where the eyes turn yellow. Most cases are detected with simple bloodwork. ...Read more

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How are hepatitis a and b different?

How are hepatitis a and b different?

Hepatitis: Hepatitis a is acute, usually gets better on its own, and is spread in contaminated food and water. Hepatitis b can be both acute or chronic and is spread through blood or other bodily fluids (ie. Sexual contact, sharing of needles, etc.). Chronic hepatitis b can lead to more serious conditions like cirrhosis causing impaired liver function. ...Read more

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What is the difference between having hepatitis b and being a hepatitis b carrier?

What is the difference between having hepatitis b and being a hepatitis b carrier?

Hep B: Hepatitis b can be either an acute or chronic infection. Some people may have the virus replicating in their system for the rest of their lives, whereas some people will be able to fight the infection and be left only with an antibody. For those with the chronic infection, it will can lay dormant in the body for years before it starts to replicate again and infect the liver. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of c diff and symptoms of recovery from it?could it be treated on itself?

What are the symptoms of c diff and symptoms of recovery from it?could it be treated on itself?

Clostridium difficil: Severe explosive green diarrhea. Extreme foul odor. Can occur spontaneously..but more often follows a course of broad spectrum antoibiotics. Abdominal pain, gas and fever can accompany this all. Toxins (A & B) being produced causing the symptoms. I've treated hundreds of cases of Cdiff..and yes it can spontaneously resolve in some..but best for antibiotics (Dificid, Flagyl, Oral vancomycin). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to hepatitis a vaccine?

What are the symptoms of a reaction to hepatitis a vaccine?

See below:: Side effects include: pain/redness/swelling at the injection site, fever, tiredness, headache, nausea, and loss of appetite.Remember that your doctors recommend this vaccine because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of hep c infection?

What are the early signs of hep c infection?

May be nothing: Although acute hepatitis may produce fever, hepatic pain and tenderness, jaundice, changes in color of urine and stools, malaise and other symptoms, many people with hep c are unaware they have been infected until they go to donate blood, or develop late complication of this disease. If you feel you have been infected, go get tested. ...Read more

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In what ways are hep. B and c transmitted?

In what ways are hep. B and c transmitted?

Blood: Hepatitis b and c are both blood borne illnesses. They are transmitted from mother to child during birth. Sharing needles is the riskiest behavior for acquiring these infections. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vitamin a deficiency?

What are the symptoms of a vitamin a deficiency?

Night blindness: Night blindness is an early manifestation, dryness of mucous membranes of eyes, mouth, respiratory tract may cause local effects and predispose to infections. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a typhoid carrier?

What are the symptoms of a typhoid carrier?

None: Most typhoid carriers have no symptoms. The organism is usually present in the gall bladder and excreted into the intestinal tract. It is then given to others by the fecal oral route through contaminated food or water. ...Read more

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Hepatitis A (Definition)

An infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus, usually food-borne, that typically resolves over time with ...Read more