|level of protection
Feb 14, 2009
hello dr have a blessed day. I wanna ask if having anti- hbc IGG reactive means im protected for life and dont need for vaccination? I am hbsag non-reactive my husband is reactive and on baraclude treatment.. i wana ask also on his latest hvb dna test results was less than 6 IU/ml. on his past 2 test got the same result. does it mean theres a smallest chance for a not detected result?
Response from Dr. McGovern
It sounds like your husband's treatment is working very well with two good results in series. I would recommend anti-HBs (antibodies against Hepatitis B surface antibody) to determine if you are protected or not. If your level of anti-HBs is <10, I would get immunized.
can i resume unprotected sex?
- Foods To Avoid If You Have Neuropathy
- How Long Does It Take For The Hiv Virus To Become Full Aids?
- Persistent Generalized Lymphadenopathy And Hiv
- Have There Been Any Cases Of Transmission Of Hiv By Skin Contact
- What To Do If Antibiotics Not Helping Bacterial Vaginosis?
- What Does The Discharge Of Chlamydia Look Like?
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.