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.
Hepatitis C and Fatigue
What causes fatigue in people with hepatitis C? And how can they fight feeling tired?
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.
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
Hepatitis B Guide - What Increases Your Risk
People who practice certain behaviors or have certain jobs are at high risk for becoming infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV). If you are a member of a high - risk group, you should receive the hepatitis B vaccine.
Hepatitis B Guide - Cause
Learn more about how hepatitis B spreads.
Hepatitis B Guide - Symptoms
Learn about the short - term (acute) symptoms of hepatitis B infection.
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.
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.
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