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Mar 17, 2011

Plese give good adivse my future. I am 34 years indian. Recently I have tested my blood and found it Hbsag positive, SGPT-18, Hbeag nagative (p.value 0.09) Hb c total ab reactive ( p.value 0.011). When my wife tested she got hbsag negative. What is my status. What treatment is required or suitable? how long will i live? I had no symptoms up to detected the disease. When detected, I got shocked and stated symptoms like neassea, threast, fitigue etc., Please give me good answer as early as possible. What is mean of p.value 0.09 and 0.011 and sgpt-18 please explain?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Since your wife is negative and your SGPT is normal, I suspect you may be an "inactive" carrier. I would get a blood test called HBV DNA to be certain that there is no detectable virus in your bloodstream. I am hopeful that your blood test will show no virus or low levels of virus (eg, <2000 IU).

Your wife should be vaccinated against HBV infection as well.



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