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HBV DNA high
Dec 14, 2004

An ultrasound scan test was performed on me and the results are as follows:

ALT 108 (0-70U/L) AST 243 (0-55U/L)

Hepatits B quant > 700.000 pg/ml

Hepatitis B DNA Quant PCR LOG > 8.3 unit log HBV DNA > 200,000,000 Copies/ml.

Hepatits B surface Antigen positive abnormal.

Impression: The Liver is diffusively hyperechoic, consistent with medical liver disease.

PLEASE EXPLAIN ME THE PROBLEM THAT IM FACING. DO I HAVE LIVER CANCER?

Thanks a Lot.

Response from Dr. Dieterich

No you have hepatitis B and you need to be treated for it. You should also have a liver biopsy to stage your disease. This is an easy one. We have very good drugs for hepatitis B nowadays so get treated! DTD



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