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Medical Reference Related to Hepatitis

  1. Liver Biopsy

    A percutaneous liver biopsy is done by inserting a long needle between two of the right lower ribs to remove a sample of liver tissue.

  2. 5 Reasons to Get Tested for Hepatitis C

    You could have hepatitis C and not know it. Learn why it’s important to get tested, if there’s any chance you’ve been exposed.

  3. How to Fight Fatigue From Hepatitis C

    What causes fatigue in people with hepatitis C? And how can they fight feeling tired?

  4. Hepatitis B Guide - When To Call a Doctor

    Contact a health professional immediately if you have been diagnosed with hepatitis B and develop severe dehydration (caused by vomiting and an inability to hold down fluids) or any signs of rapidly developing liver failure.

  5. Hepatitis B Guide - Symptoms

    Learn about the short - term (acute) symptoms of hepatitis B infection.

  6. Hepatitis B Guide - Medications

    For people with short - term (acute) hepatitis B infection (HBV), treatment with medication is not recommended. Antiviral medication may be used for long - term (chronic) HBV infection if the virus is multiplying or liver damage exists or may develop.Howe

  7. Hepatitis B Guide - Other Treatment

    Some people with short-term (acute) hepatitis B develop severe nausea and/or dehydration. If this happens, you might need to be hospitalized so you can receive additional fluids intravenously.

  8. Hepatitis B Guide - What Happens

    Symptoms of infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV), if they appear at all, usually begin 60 to 90 days (although they can appear from 45 to 180 days) after the virus enters the body. Most people have acute (short - term) HBV infection.

  9. Hepatitis B Guide - Home Treatment

    Home treatment is important for relieving symptoms and preventing the spread of hepatitis B virus (HBV).While there is no specific medical treatment for short - term (acute) hepatitis B, there are some things you can do that may help you feel better while

  10. Hepatitis B Guide - Cause

    Learn more about how hepatitis B spreads.

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