May 19, 2004
Here are my test results:
Hep B Surface Ag Positive Hep B e antigen negative Hep B e ab Positive DNA detectable.
Based on all my Hep B readings, I think I am a precore mutant, but my liver function has always been normal and I have never had the hepatitis symptoms. What should I do now?
Response from Dr. Dieterich
You need to quantify the HBV DNA. If there is a very low level, then you may not need treatment. If there is 50,000 copies or more then you need treatment and a liver biopsy. Good luck! DTD
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