You have a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor about your personal risk factors and/or experience with hepatitis. By talking openly and regularly with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
What type of hepatitis do I have?Is it possible to have more than one type of hepatitis?How might I have contracted hepatitis?What medicines, dietary supplements, or herbal preparations should I avoid that may worsen hepatitis?Are there other substances I should avoid (such as alcohol)?What can I do to avoid passing hepatitis on to other people?What are some of the short-term and long-term complications of hepatitis?What symptoms should I watch out for and should I report?
Based on my medical history, lifestyle, and family background, am I at risk for hepatitis?How do I best prevent hepatitis?Does my job put me at risk for hepatitis?What can I do to decrease my risk for hepatitis?Should I be vaccinated?Should I be screened for hepatitis?How often should I be screened if I do not have any symptoms?
How do I best treat hepatitis?
What medicine options are available to help me?
What are the benefits and side effects of these medicines?Will these medicines interact with other medicines, over-the-counter products, or dietary or herbal supplements I am already taking for other conditions?Are there any alternative or complementary therapies that will help me?
Is it safe for me to have a baby?What kind of protection should my sexual partner and I use?Are there habits I should develop in order to avoid passing hepatitis to others?Why do I need to avoid alcohol?
How do I find help to stop drinking?Should I exercise?
When will I stop feeling so tired?Will my hepatitis go away?Will it become a chronic problem?Will I develop long-term liver problems?Will I develop liver cancer?Will I need a liver transplant?How will I know that my treatment program is effective?Am I now immune to hepatitis viruses?What types of hepatitis viruses am I now immune to?