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Can acute liver failure be caused by an alcohol binge?

This might seem like a silly question but I've been searching on google and pubmed but not really gotten a clear answer to this. I understand the long term effects of alcohol in causing alcoholic ...
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I have natural immunity to Hepatitis B. Do I pose risk to others?

Some time ago I was rejected as donor and received following rejection letter: Just wanted to inform you that there was a positive infectious disease result for Hepatitis B. Unfortunately, we ...
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Tattoo on person with hepatitis b

Is it ok for a person with hepatitis b to get a tattoo? What are the risks? Will it make the condition worse?
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can a person get infected by Hepatitis B while taking Hepatitis B vaccine

can a person get infected by Hepatitis B while taking Hepatitis B vaccine if the needle is infected with Hepatitis B virus.
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Can virus and bacteria survive in soda water? (carbonated water)

I was wandering if it is possible for soda to be contaminated by viruses/bacteria originating from water that was used to produce it. I have to specific questions: Can jaundice virus/bacteria survive ...
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High Risk Of Death When Contracting Hepatitis A After Contracting Hepatitis C

Is it true that there is a high risk of death if one contracts Hepatitis A after they contract Hepatitis C? If so, you'd think there ought to be more noise about this in health publications and also ...
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Are you at risk of Hep C because you were born between 1945 1965?

I saw on a website that being born between 1945 and 1965 put at risk of hep c but I could find know proof. Can someone please answer? This is the website I found it on, http://www.cdc.gov/features/...
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Hepatitis B transmission

If a man with hepatitis B has oral sex with a woman (giving or receiving), can the woman get infected?
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Hepatitis B symptoms in less than a week?

I've read that hepatitis B symptoms in otherwise healthy adults typically present themselves between 6 weeks and 6 months, with one site indicating as early as 2 weeks. How rare would presentation of ...