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Heart Murmur - Hepatitis A Virus
This page contains links to eMedTV Health Topics containing information on subjects from Heart Murmur to Hepatitis A Virus. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Heart Murmur
As this eMedTV article explains, a heart murmur is an unexpected sound that is heard while listening to a person's heartbeat. While most are harmless -- and are even present from birth -- some are an indication that there is a problem with the heart.
Heartburn can cause discomfort that starts in the middle of the chest and moves up through the throat. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth overview of heartburn, with information on its symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.
Available by prescription, Heather is a progestin-only birth control pill. This eMedTV article explains how the pill works and offers a more in-depth look at its effects, safety warnings, dosing information, and potential side effects.
Hecoria is a drug prescribed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney, heart, or liver transplant. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this immunosuppressant, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
Hemochromatosis is a disorder in which the intestines absorb too much iron. The information in this eMedTV Web page discusses the types, causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition and also provides links to more information.
An inherited blood disorder, hemophilia occurs when the blood does not clot normally. This eMedTV article provides an overview of hemophilia, including information about how it is diagnosed and treated, and offers links to additional information.
- Hemophilia A
Hemophilia A is the most common form of hemophilia, an inherited bleeding disorder. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this condition, including an explanation of how it interferes with the normal clotting process.
- Hemophilia B
Hemophilia B is a disorder that involves a lack of clotting factor 9. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of this condition, including information about symptoms, how it affects blood's ability to clot, and treatment options.
- Hemorrhoids (Health Channel Home)
Hemorrhoids occur when the veins around the rectum and anus become inflamed. This eMedTV resource describes the types of articles contained in this eMedTV channel and explains how to navigate the page to find the information you need.
- Hemorrhoids (Overview Article)
Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus that often result from straining to move stool. This eMedTV segment discusses them in more detail, including information on their prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Hep C
The majority of people with hepatitis C do not have early symptoms. As explained in this eMedTV segment, for those people who do have early signs and symptoms of hep C, they may include things such as fatigue, nausea, jaundice, and fever.
- Hepatitis A
Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by a virus. This segment of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at the condition, including transmission methods, the contagious period, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more.
- Hepatitis A Vaccine
The hepatitis A vaccine is given as a series of two injections and can protect a person for up to 20 years. This eMedTV page offers detailed information on who should and should not receive the vaccine. A sample vaccination schedule is also included.
- Hepatitis A Virus
The hepatitis A virus is an RNA virus that causes hepatitis A in humans. As this eMedTV page explains, the virus is often transmitted through a "fecal-oral route." Possible symptoms and the likelihood of contracting the disease are also discussed.