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confused of what action to take
Nov 27, 2005

3 years ago i was diagnosed positive with hepa b, ijust keep it by myself and did not tell anyone until i get married. my husband do not know this, i want to have a chek up with my prsent condition, what are the steps i should take.

Response from Dr. McGovern

Chronic hepatitis B sometimes can resolve on its own - although not commonly.

You need to have follow up on hepatitis B surface antigen, e antigen, e antibody and most importantly, your viral load (HBV DNA).

If you have active infection, your partner needs to be tested for hepatitis B and if negative, should be vaccinated.

Dr. M



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