|Second time asking :) father and bf have hep b
Oct 25, 2008
Im a 25 year old female. My father is a Hepatitis B carrier. In January this year, I took a Hepatitis B test and my results came out as
Hepatitis Bs Ag = Non Reactive Hepatitis B(s) Antibody = 229 IU/L
I had a boyfriend and we have been together for a month now. He told me he is a Hepatitis B carrier and insisted that I go for a blood test to see if Im immune. So I just went for another Hepatitis B test a week ago. This time the results show as:
Hepatitis Bs Ag = Non Reactive Hepatitis Bs Ab = 473.7 IU/L
Why such a huge difference in the numbers? With that amount am I actually immune? For life?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
The higher your surface antibody the better your protection from getting hepatitis B.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Oral Ulcers After Open Mouth Kissing Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Pain In Penis After Topping With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Sore On Mouth After Getting Scratched Worried I Have HIV
- Tingling In Feet After Anal With Condom Worried I Have HIV
- How Long After Unprotected Sex Does It Take To Know You May Have A Std?
- Stress Cause A Abnormal Pap Smear
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.