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hep b positive?
Mar 7, 2005

I had an affair 15 months ago and have had symptoms related to hep for the past year. I have tested neg. for hep b & c at 3 months and 8 months after exposure. I also took hep c PCR which was negative. Have also tested neg. for other STD's including HIV and CMV. I don't understand what is causing extreme gastrointestinal probems, constant fatigue, etc. Is it possible to have false negative results on Hep b AB/Ag? Please help.

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would suggest that these symptoms are non-specific and could be consistent with many other diagnoses. Furthermore, your testing is reassuring. I would continue to see your primary care doctor to determine the cause of your symptoms, but hepatitis seems to have been ruled out.

Dr. McGovern

will interferon affect my cd4 count and my viralload
Mix up on HBV & HCV?

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