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hepa b? help me pls need advise..
Mar 23, 2007

Good day Dr. McGovern

im joy 26 years from philippines.. i am positive with hepa b when i get blood screening...and this is d test result..

Hsag - 4,392 reactive HBeAg 0.100 non-reactive Anti-HBe reactive

i am very sad with this.. i didnt expect dat i got hepa b..and my problem is im waiting for approval of my fiancee visa petition papers.. Do u think i have a chance to be granted a fiancee visa even if im positive of it? pls give advise and suggestion bout this. i am very sad and depressed.pls help me doc.

thanks Lots & God Bless..

Response from Dr. McGovern

I am not sure you have chronic infection. The important test that has not been done is HBV DNA. A detectable HBV DNA level greater than 2,000 will tell you whether you are an inactive carrier or if you have chronic disease.



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