Hepatitis A - Topic Overview
A postvaccination test for immunity to the hepatitis B virus (HBV) is recommended only if you: Have an impaired immune system. This can be caused by many things,such as infection with HIV or the use of medicines to prevent organ rejection. Are older than age 49. Received the hepatitis B vaccine in the buttock. (The vaccine is less effective when given in the buttock. It is more effective ...
Hepatitis B and C: Risk of Liver Cancer - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Hepatitis B: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine for Chronic Hepatitis B?
Hepatitis aGuide - Topic Overview
Hepatitis C - Topic Overview
Infection with the hepatitis D virus (HDV),or delta agent,occurs only in people who are already infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). HDV infection may make HBV infection more severe. In people who have long-term (chronic) HBV infection,HDV infection can make liver disease worse. Or it can cause a person who did not have symptoms before to develop liver problems more rapidly. Some ...
Interferons for Chronic Hepatitis B
Drug details for Interferons for chronic hepatitis B.
Hepatitis C Virus Tests
Hepatitis C virus tests detect substances in the blood that indicate a hepatitis infection is active, chronic, or has occurred in the past. The tests detect proteins (antibodies) or genetic material (DNA or RNA) of the virus that causes hepatitis.
Foods and Drugs to Avoid if You Have Hepatitis C
A look at what foods and drugs you should avoid if you have hepatitis C, including common painkillers and alcoholic drinks.
How Does Hepatitis C Affect Your Liver?
A look at the symptoms of hepatitis C, including symptoms of liver complications such as cirrhosis.
When Hepatitis C Worsens
A look at the complications that can develop in the later stages of hepatitis C.
Hepatitis A Symptoms
WebMD describes the symptoms of hepatitis A, a viral infection of the liver that you can make you feel like you have the flu.