|need your expert opinion
Sep 9, 2007
my last dna result March2007 was 877 iu/ml, HBaAg(+) =1743,cut off value = 1, HBeAg(+) = 0.159, ,cut off value = 1, SGPT = 47.5, ref value = 10-40,
last sept1,2007 HBaAg(+) =1003,cut off value = 1, HBeAg(+) = 0.160, ,cut off value = 1, SGPT = 43.0, ref value = 10-40,
I saw a change in my HBaAg result which decline fr. 1743 to 1003, is this an indication that I am doing well? I'm taking only Milk Thistle bec. my doctor told me that i dont this treatment.
I need your expert opinion about this, thank you in advance...God Bless
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Your HBV DNA level is quite low and your minimally elevated liver function tests are reassuring. I would not pursue treatment at present, but would certainly pursue further follow up of your liver function tests.
I am unaware of any data suggesting benefit of milk thistle for hepatitis B.
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