Jul 26, 2009
I have hep c cirrjosis, my test came back as hep a ab reactive,hep bs ab nonreactive, hep bs ag nonreactive,hep c ab reactive,hiv ab non reactive negitive, syphlis negative thank you so much can not seem to get answers
Response from Dr. McGovern
Your hepatitis A may be reactive due to prior immunization or exposure. However, HAV does not cause chronic liver disease.
You will want to get immunized against hepatitis B since your surface antibody is nonreactive.
You will need to discuss with your doctor whether you are a candidate for HCV treatment. This will depend on the severity of your cirrhosis.
I would also avoid all alcohol.
Chronic carrier HbsAg
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