How contagious is hepatitis A? Would I have a high chance of getting it from being in an enclosed area, such as a car or an elevator, even if I didn't touch … [Read more...] about How Contagious Is Hepatitis A?
Our adult daughter says she is a hepatitis C carrier. Are there any precautions that we should be taking? The most important precaution you can take right now … [Read more...] about Family Member With Hepatitis – Should You Take Precautions?
I have hepatitis C. What are the chances of my partner getting it? Whatever the chances of transmission are, your partner should be tested. Hepatitis C … [Read more...] about Can I Transmit Hepatitis C To My Partner?
I frequently get questions indicating some misunderstanding about the different types of hepatitis and HIV, and have selected this question to try to clarify … [Read more...] about Can Hepatitis B Turn Into Hepatitis C – Or Turn Into AIDS?
I have hepatitis C. What do you think of the hepatitis B vaccine and do I need to get it? There are three common viruses that cause hepatitis and are named … [Read more...] about Do I Need The Hepatitic B Vaccine If I Have Hepatitis C?
When I got pregnant, I was diagnosed with viral hepatitis -- more specifically, the doctor said I am a hepatitis B carrier. What does that really mean? I don't … [Read more...] about Can You Explain What It Means To Be A Hepatitis B Carrier?
My father has hepatitis C and is retaining water around the liver and abdominal area. The doctor who removed the last batch of fluid told him of a new procedure … [Read more...] about About The TIPS Procedure To Treat Liver Cirrhosis
My sister has been diagnosed as a hepatitis B carrier. I believe hepatitis B can be spread by bodily fluids. Does that mean sharing food and drinks makes one … [Read more...] about Is There A Cure Or Treatment For Hepatitis B Carriers?
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Confused about hepatitis? That is because there are at least six kinds of viral hepatitis. The word hepatitis means an inflammation of the liver, caused by many … [Read more...] about The Alphabet Soup of Hepatitis
Hepatitis A is the lesser-known cousin of B and C. But its obscurity makes it far more common a disease than it might be if we took simple preventive measures … [Read more...] about Hepatitis A – What It Is, Where It Lives
An alarming number of US travelers are not well enough informed about the risk of getting hepatitis A and B and can unknowingly expose themselves to these … [Read more...] about Traveler Beware! Hepatitis A & B Await
Hepatitis C is a viral condition that kills as many as 10,000 people in the United States every year. Insidiously, its initial symptoms are mild and … [Read more...] about Study Shows Hepatitis C Can Be Cured If Caught Early