Radhakrishna Patta, MD  

Specialties: Surgical Gastroenterology

Apollo Hospitals
Surgical Gastroenterology and Laparoscopic Surgery
Chennai, India
My Posts
Jan 24, 2012 in the Hepatitis Expert Forum - 6
Dear Dmad8888, Thanks for reverting. The crampy abdominal pain that you are mentioned may not be related to Hepatitis C infection, if there is any. This symptom would require further evaluation, if it persists. Given the fact that it gets worsened with exertion, it is more suggestive of a musculosketal pain. This can be treated with non steroidal anti...
Jan 23, 2012 in the Hepatitis Expert Forum - 6
Dear Dmad8888, I understand your concern. Although Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is very contagious, it is not transmitted sexually and is also not transmitted by sharing toothbrushes. However, the HCV and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) status of your partner needs to be known in order to predict the prognosis better. 1. The timeframe that you have ...
Dear cherrypie2311, I understand that you had a fairly large bleed from your colon with drop in blood pressure and hemoglobin. This is a bit concerning and needs medical attention. Several conditions can cause the type of bleeding that you describe. However, cancer is a very unlikely cause as colon or rectal cancers do not cause profuse bleeding wit...