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Hepatitis D

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

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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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

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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. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...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, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of ...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 kill off...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....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 can, of...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...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...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 better known...read more »

Hepatitis D: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hepatitis D

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Hepatitis D: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hepatitis D

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Hepatitis D: Animations

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:

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.

Statistics for Hepatitis D

Hepatitis D: Broader Related Topics

Hepatitis D Message Boards

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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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