|Any Cure on Hep B?
May 22, 2005
I am a married male. Last December, I have undergone Hepatitis Panel and here are the results:
HB Surface Antigen - Reactive (Confirmed)
Antibody to HB Surface Antigen - Non Reactive
Igm Antibody HP A virus - Non Reactive
Igm Antibody to HB Core Antigen - Non Reactive
HP Be Antigen - Non Reactive
Antibody to HP Be Antigen - Reactive (Confirmed)
Antibody to Hepatitis C - Non Reactive
My ALT test result is 34(0-66).
My question is, is there any chance of getting cured from this ailment? What are your recommended diets and foods to avoid developing cancer on the liver or cirrhosis..
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Two tests are missing - I suspect your hepatitis B core antibody is positive for IgG. If so, it appears that you may have already seroconverted your HBeantibody. Your normal liver function tests seem to support this as well. I suspect you don't have any virus in your blood, but I don't see a HBVDNA level, which is important in ruling out viremia and HBeAntigen negative infection.
I would only recommend that you stay away from alcohol.
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