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Jul 15, 2009

Hi doctor Im 24 years male and hepatitis b patient from past 7 years but till now I not had any treatment and im living normal life Last month I tested my blood its Hbsag-positive, Hbeag-negative and LFT normal range (all) should I need any treatment and can I get marry and if I had sex without condom any possibility is their for HIV infection , can I get baby without HBV infection and could you please confirm which type of hepatitis. Do you think he is in the acute stage?

Response from Dr. McGovern

It sounds like you have chronic hepatitis B infection with normal liver function tests which will need to be followed to determine if they remain this way.

Would also check a HBV DNA test to see if the infection is active or inactive.

Immunization for your partners would be indicated so hepatitis B is not transmitted to your partner or the future mother of your child.



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