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drinking and HBV
Mar 23, 2008

Hep B surface AB (-) Hep B surface AG (-) Hep Be AB (+)REACTIVE Hep Be Antigen (-) (-) is nonreactive (+) is reactive

Is it not wise that I drink alcohol? About 3-5 drinks/shots in one night? (once or twice a month)

Response from Dr. McGovern

Since your surface antigen is negative, I do not think you have chronic HBV. As for the alcohol intake, my own opinion is that about 2 to 3 drinks in a night is probably "safe" but five or more may be problematic, even if infrequent.

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