|Hep B result
Aug 12, 2006
I slept with someone who has Hepatitis B 7 months ago. I've only just found out that he has it. I have got myself tested for A, B, C and HIV but I don't get the results for another 2 weeks. I was so anxious about the Hepatitis B that I decided to go private. This morning I went and I just got back the results. They said that my antigen levels were negative and so therefore didn't have Hepatitis B. That's all they said. I am a bit suspicious of the result as it's not very detailed. What do you think? I'm just worried that I've paid a lot of money for an unreliable result. Let me know what you think.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
If the hepatitis B antigen test is negative and the exposure was 7 months ago, you are clearly unexposed and uninfected.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.