Viral hepatitis

What is Viral hepatitis?

Viral hepatitis is an infection of the liver by a virus.There are many types of viral hepatitis and they are called A, B, C, D, E.

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Hi my brother has suffering Acute viral Hepatitis and jaundice. His billirubin is 6.9 and SGPT is 132 at present. Doctor has advised to admit him in the hospital. Is there really need to admit him in the hospital as his billirubin and SGPT has reached down from 12.8 and 648 respectivelly.
Hello, thanks for using healthcaremagic. i had gone through the data posted.
there is no specific treatment for viral hepatitis,we asked admission to make sure he gets complete bed rest and to see the progression of disease whether it improves or deteriorates during the course of illness.
but as...
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I have viral hepatitis in december-11, and get lever enzymes high. In february the symptoms are normal and lever engymes are controlled.But again now I have found elevated lever engymes like Bilirubin 1.5,ALT-175,ALP-365.Advice for reoccurance of lever problem and treatment.
Thank for asking to HCM
I really appreciate your concern once you infected with the viral hepatitis then you becomes immune for this infection then chances of reinfection for the same virus is very less likely and some time not possible, you would see the elevated enzyme level but this does...
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My daughter who is 16 has been diagnosed with viral hepatitis. She has tested negative for B and C strains. The results for A and E are awaited. She has been down for a week now, and has completely lost her appetite. What diet should I follow?


Hi, I have gone through your query and understand your concern.

Your child probably has acute viral hepatitis (Hepatitis A or E). In this case, there is no specific dietary restriction. Just increase fluids intake and take soft diet. Increased fluid intake helps in elimination of excessive...
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Name:- VYOM SHARMA,Gender:-Male,Age:- 42 yrs,Dignosis:-Viral Hepatitis.
LFT Results:- S.Bilirubin total:-5.5,SGOT-97,& SGPT-51 is my latest blood report done on 11th October,I am taking URSODIL-250mg TDS, HAPPI-20mg-OD and B-cosule-Z OD. Kindly suggest me can I have paya soup, Tea or Coffee. Also suggest me the right dite.Waiting for ur guidance.

Hi & Welcome.
I can understand your concern.

There are plenty of healthy & tasty food options which are both beneficial for the liver and for the recovery process.

1. Whole grains in the form of bran, whole wheat bread or cereal, brown rice, whole grain pasta or porridge.
2. Fruits and vegetables...
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Hello Doctor,
I am diagnosed with jaundice from viral hepatitis.
on 14th of this month my bilirubin level was 11, where as SGPt and SGOt were within normal range(below 40).
on 18th of this month my bilirubin level is 6.75, where as SGPT and SGOt are 1100 & 600.
Is this indicate recovery or not?

Hi and Welcome to HCM,

These studies show your are recovering from jaundice. Bilirubin level yet to come down. Continue medicines as prescribed by your doctor. Please follow diet as per doctor's recommendation. Drink plenty of water. Avoid fatty foods.

Wish you speedy recovery,

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low grade fever always of my eleven year old daughter from last 3 months together .She is suffered from viral hepatitis and she is fully treated as doctor said and doctor suspected typhoid again full antibiotic course completed already but still no fruitful result please help
Just read through your details .Viral hepatitis as i understand can cause fever but it will be good to know what is the state of her liver can help the doctor in diagnosis in many simple ways
Low grade fever in a 11 year old can be due to so many causes.
Record her temperature...
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I had some lab tests and before I see my doctor I wanted to do some research to see what questions I should ask. I have a metabolic panel of the following: Protein total 7.3 gm/dL Albumin 4.5 ALK Phos 55 IU/L ALT(SGPT) 19 AST ( SGOT ) 16 Bilirubin Total 1.1 mg/dL Also a Lidip Panel of the following Fasting Cholesterol 214 mg/dL Triglyceride 68 HDL-chol 59 LDL-chol 141 VLDL chol 14
Hi! As far as your metabolic panel is concerned its within normal range except for Total bilirubin which is towards higher end. But since your other parameters are normal so this value is not of much significance until you have history of viral hepatitis , excessive alcohol intake or any...
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Hi doc,

I am 26 year old girl. I am suffering from viral hepatitis a and my bilirubin level is 17.88, rest all the Sgot sgpt enzymes hav come down to normal including the mild liver enlargement. My gastroentrologist decided to put me on wysolone 20 mg after brkfast and 10 mg after dinner. However, everything is normal my diet etc. i am facing a tingling burning feeling in my entire body? Is this the steroid side effect or something? Please advice
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic,
You are suffering from Viral Hepatitis,and if your treating doctor wants to give Steroids.
The diagnosis may be some other form of hepatitis most likely Autoimmune ?
This can be confirmed clinically and some auto antibodies in blood like ANA ( Anti nuclear...
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Hi my AST is 141, ALT 47 and ALP 137 and LDH 816.
Is there something wrong with my liver? Can this be hepatitis?
Brief Answer:
Need to rule out hepatitis by lab tests and scan

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing in to us.

I would like to explain the significance of elevated liver enzymes with respect to hepatitis.

AST (aspartate aminotransferase): Increased levels can be seen in any condition...
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