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:
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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
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.
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...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 not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut.
This...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...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 course, also fail to be diagnosed with...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...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....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 »
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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
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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.
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