|viral is 350,cannot considered healed?
Jul 20, 2009
a friend of mine has hepa b, the doctor said his viral load is so low, it is dormant, why is it not considered healed?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Hepatitis B lives within the liver cell in the nucleus where it can reactivate years later. That is why it is important to get good follow-up over time to assess HBV activity.
Hepatitis C lives in the cytoplasm so it is easier to eradicate.
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