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Do i need treatment ???
Aug 6, 2005

Good morning

I have hepatit B

hbe negative anti hbe positive

Alt sometimes normal , sometimes 1,5 xthe limit normal

Dna 13000 and 25000copies

Fibrotest : F O grade o

do you think i need treament ???,

Response from Dr. McGovern

I am not aware of data suggesting that fibrotest has been throughly examined for its utility in testing for scarring in the liver in hepatitis B patients - only hepatitis C patients.

Your liver function tests vary from normal to minimally abnormal. Should that change, you might be a better candidate for HBV treatment. As this time, you would have a low chance of responding.

Dr. McGovern



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