Hepatitis Overview

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Medications to Avoid If You Have Hepatitis C

Due to both potential interactions with drugs as well as the effects on the body, certain medications need to be avoided if you have hepatitis C. The effects of hepatitis C on the body are wide-ranging and drastic. What makes this disease...

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Symptoms of Hepatitis D

Hepatitis D causes symptoms like fever, pain, and yellowing of the skin. The virus inflames the liver and may pose a risk of cancer or liver failure. Hepatitis D is a serious liver infection caused by a virus that is transmitted through blood or...

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Hepatitis Vaccine: What You Need to Know

There are different forms of hepatitis. Learn more about hepatitis and which forms of hepatitis can be prevented by a vaccine. Hepatitis is an inflammatory liver condition. There are five types of viral hepatitis: A, B, C, D, and E. Most cases are...

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How Autoimmune Hepatitis Is Diagnosed

An autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) diagnosis requires blood tests, imaging, and a liver biopsy to establish. Here’s what doctors look for and why. Autoimmune hepatitis is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the...

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What Is Autoimmune Hepatitis?

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a chronic type of hepatitis where your immune system attacks your liver cells and causes liver inflammation. Autoimmune hepatitis is a chronic condition that occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your liver....

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Digestive System Anatomy for Hepatitis Patients

To further understand how each organ involved in the GI tract work together, hepatitis patients should know where the tract starts. The digestive system is composed of organs that work together in order to convert food, supplying basic nutrients...

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Hepatitis Prevention

Most types of hepatitis are 100 percent preventable. Discover what puts you at risk and learn about vaccinations and other ways to prevent transmission.

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Hepatitis Symptoms

Symptoms of hepatitis can mimic the flu, but you may not show any warning signs. Educate yourself about what to look for so you can seek timely treatment.

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What Is the Role of a Hepatologist?

Hepatitis is one of the main reasons for seeking advice from a certified hepatologist, although patients are frequently referred for other causes. A hepatologist is a specialist who diagnoses and treats disorders of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder,...