|Please answer. I've been trying all week long.
Feb 17, 2004
Dear Dr. DTD,
I am a HBV chronic carrier and I've never been on any treatment, I don't drink or smoke and I think that I got infected since childhood. I've had liver function test twice a year with normal results. My doctor let me have other test last month and the test results are as followed:
HBsAG - Positive
HBsAB - Negative
HBeAG - Negative
HBeAB - Positive
HBVDNA - NOT DECTECTED
AFP - 2.0 <11
ALT - 14 <60
My doctor only told me my liver is still good and ask me to come back to check every 6 months but did not explain about the results. Please help me to understand what those mean. And what are the chances from HBV without cirrhosis to become liver cancer? Am I treatable if become sick? And can a chronic carrier like me be cured completely? I'm worrying so much about my infection. Thank you very much
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
You have cleared your HBV. Congrats! You are fine! Your MD is just being careful and I agree. However you really have nothing to worry about. Stay well and keep checking! DTD
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