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HB tve
Sep 25, 2005

Hi, I had unprotected sex with a high risk lady, way back in 2000/2001. After a few weeks I good flu-like symptoms..just got tested a last month. The results of all other STIs were negative. I only had a positive on the "HB Surface antigen"..Do I have chronic HB, am I a carrier or not? Hope to hear from you soon.

Response from Dr. McGovern

If the surface antigen is positive you are a chronic carrier. I cannot say if you are active or inactive carrier without further testing.

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