Jan 30, 2005
Recently my test results show 1100/copies per ml does that mean I need medicine? Does it have to be active to hurt me.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Your viral load is very low. It is not entirely clear if you need treatment since the value that is usually used is >10,000 copies. However, this is an arbitrary value and may be lower for patients with HB eAg negative chronic hepatitis.
I would have more monitoring done to see if you have any fluctuations of your hepatitis B viremia over time. In the future a liver biopsy may be very helpful in your case to see if there is any damage.
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