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pls help... im afraid, what should i do..?
Apr 27, 2009

i am a 24 year old lady with a 4 year old son.. we are both have hepatitis B.. i am now reactive and my son is active.. what is the difference of this.. what should i take..? is there a chance to clear this up..? pls help me... i cant sleep! and very depress of it... pls.... pls...

Response from Dr. McGovern

Not all people require hepatitis B treatment. You need to see a liver specialist along with your son to determine whether you have evidence of liver disease by blood testing. If it is unclear by bloods, then you may need a liver biopsy.

No treatment will be offered unless you have evidence of ongoing inflammation and fibrosis (scarring).



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