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Is Fibrosis / Compensated Cirrhosis Reversable in Hepatitis B
Sep 13, 2009

Dr. McGovern,

I'm a Hep B - with E antigen Negative infection with Fibrosis (no complication like ascites, portal hypertension etc...). I have achieved negative HBV DNA test as of May 2009, on going entecavir treatment, Is this reversible ? How long to treat this liver disease?

Thank you.

Response from Dr. McGovern

That is the million dollar question. Right now, long term therapy is advised because patients with e antigen negative infection tend to have virologic relapse when therapy is stopped. Over time, with suppression of your virus, your liver will become healthier with less inflammation and scarring.

Low Neutrophils but doc not worried!
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