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Viral Hepatitis

Managing Side Effects of Hepatitis C Treatment

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Alpha interferons, which are given as injections under the skin, have been used since the late 1980s in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. The aim of this guidebook is to provide a source of information for patients on interferon treatment about potential side effects and ways to help manage them.

Hepatitis B y Salud Sexual

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis B and sexual health. It explains hepatitis B virus infection; how the disease is transmitted, including transmission through sexual contact with an infected person; prevention; how it is diagnosed; and treatment.

Hepatitis B & Sexual Health

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis B and sexual health. It explains hepatitis B virus infection; how the disease is transmitted, including transmission through sexual contact with an infected person; prevention; how it is diagnosed; and treatment.

Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

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This manual for clinicians provides guidelines for clinical care of persons with HIV/AIDS. This updated version incorporates many new insights, but the time-tested format has been retained – easy access to crucial facts for a busy clinician. The guide touches on every topic facing people with HIV and their caregivers.

Hepatitis C: Información sobre pruebas y diagnóstico

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This information sheet discusses testing and diagnosing hepatitis C virus infection (HCV). It describes hepatitis C, a serious liver disease, and notes that some people do not know they have disease because they experience no symptoms. The information sheet explains hepatitis C transmission, who should be tested, why it is important to be tested, the blood test doctors use to diagnose HCV and the meaning of the test results, and where to find additional information.

Hepatitis C: Information on Testing & Diagnosis

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This information sheet discusses testing and diagnosing hepatitis C virus infection (HBV). It describes hepatitis C, a serious liver disease, and notes that some people do not know they have disease because they experience no symptoms. The information sheet explains hepatitis C transmission, who should be tested, why it is important to be tested, the blood test doctors use to diagnose HCV and the meaning of the test results, and where to find additional information.

Hepatitis C: Liver Biopsy

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This information sheet discusses the liver biopsy. It explains a liver biopsy; the risks involved; how a liver biopsy can help, particularly for people with Hepatitis C; how it is done; and what happens after the liver biopsy is done. It also discusses when one should not have a liver biopsy. The information sheet specially emphasizes that a person who takes medicine for hepatitis C might need to have more than one liver biopsy.

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