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Hepatitis Test and Vaccination

 

Dr.S.Arani MD's Medical Facility with state of the art technology for the quick
screening, testing (FDA Approved) , examination and Vaccination for Hepatitis
. If you need answers for your concerns, we can help you. 

                      

 

 

It means inflamation of liver. STD viral Hepatitis incude

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Heptatis C

At this time Hep A and Hep B are the only Vaccine preventable STDs and the most common.

 

Hepatitis A : Almost all cases are due to oral-fecal transmission in this way oral-genital or oral-anal sex may facilitate its transmission. Acute illness is indistinguishable from that related to hepatitis B or C. Incubation period is relatively short ranging from 15-50 days. This is the time takes that this virus become symptomatic in human body. Illness last 1-2 weeks

Symptom:

Muscle pain

Vomiting

loss of appetite

headache

low grade fever

darkening of urine

 

Liver Enzyme: there are marker to show if there is active inflamation in liver. We could test you for them in few minutes. Test for Hep A, B or C takes longer time in order to get the result which is more than  > 24 Hours.  

 

Death occurs in less than  0.1-.2%  but rise in 1.8%in adults over 50 years of age. 

15%  may get "relapsing Heptitis A" with patients get recurrent symptomatic and lab evidence of hepatitis within several months on initial infection.

 

       Hep A & B  Vaccine availble today upon walk in basis

 

Hepatitis B

The most commonly reported mode of transmission is sexual transmission in the United States. Ano-rectal intercourse (receptive and insertive) and exposure to large number of of partners appear to be primary risk factors. Incubation period is usually 45-180 days, average 2-3 months

Symptom

Abdominal Pain

Nausea

Vomiting

Loss of appetite

Blood test evaluation with these nonspecific symptom usually  reveal elevated liver enzyme.

 

Hepatitis C  is a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). You may be at risk for hepatitis C and should contact your medical care provider for a blood test if you:

  • were notified that you received blood from a donor who later tested positive for hepatitis C.
  • have ever injected illegal drugs, even if you experimented a few times many years ago
  • received a blood transfusion or solid organ transplant before July, 1992
  • were a recipient of clotting factor(s) made before 1987
  • have ever been on long-term kidney dialysis
  • have evidence of liver disease (e.g., persistently abnormal ALT levels)

Please refer to cdc for latest guidline

 

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