Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Do I need to take medicine?
Mar 14, 2009

What is my stage as of these following diagnosis? 1. hepa b surface antigen - reactive (3610) cutoff 1 IMMUNOLOGY 2. SGPT/Alt 30.84 3. HbeAg (eclia) 0.100 non reactive 4. Anti HBc IgG (eclia) 0.007 reactive 5. Anti HAV IgG (eclia) >60.00 reactive 6. Anti HBe (eclia) 0.004 reactive SPECIAL TEST: Hepatitis B Virus-Viral L Result: 11430 copies/ml 1964 UI/ml

Response from Dr. McGovern

If your surface Ag has been reactive for more than 6 months you have chronic infection; however your ALT appears low and your viral load is also low. You will need further follow-up to determine the stability of these tests and over time you and your doctor can determine if you need a liver biopsy.



Previous
hep b for hiv+
Next
Is it Hiv /HCV ^

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

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.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement