Hepatitis D: Introduction
Hepatitis D: Viral liver infection occurring in association with HepB.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Hepatitis D is available below.
Symptoms of Hepatitis D
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symptoms of Hepatitis D
Treatments for Hepatitis D
- Alpha interferon
- Treatment of Hepatitis D depends upon whether the infection is acute or chronic, and the severity of the illness. Treatments include:
- Avoidance of alcohol and medications that may worsen hepatic function, or rely on the liver for metabolism
- Supportive care - fluids, rest, for acute infection
- Interferon - for chronic infection
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Hepatitis D:
- Food Allergies & Intolerances: Home Testing:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Hepatitis D?
Hepatitis D: Related Patient Stories
Hepatitis D: Complications
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Causes of Hepatitis D
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Disease Topics Related To Hepatitis D
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Hepatitis D: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Hepatitis D
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed....read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut,...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of
celiac disease). A...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician.
The reasons are multifactorial.
Possible conditions...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the...read more »
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Hepatitis D: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Liver Health Specialists (Hepatology):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Hepatitis D
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
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Choosing the Best Hospital:
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Hepatitis D: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hepatitis D
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Hepatitis D: Animations
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Research about Hepatitis D
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Clinical Trials for Hepatitis D
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Hepatitis D include:
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Prevention of Hepatitis D
Prevention information for Hepatitis D has been compiled from various data sources
and may be inaccurate or incomplete.
None of these methods guarantee prevention of Hepatitis D.
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Statistics for Hepatitis D
Hepatitis D: Broader Related Topics
Types of Hepatitis D
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Definitions of Hepatitis D:
Single-stranded circular RNA virus of animals; dependent on hepatitis B virus replication for its expression; involved in chronic liver disease.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
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