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Hepatitis B
Apr 3, 2011

is hepatitis b curable?

Response from Dr. McGovern

We don't use the word "cure" for HBV. We are very good at suppressing virus, but there is always a risk of it coming back, even after viral suppression with good medications. The only persons who are at low risk of recurrent viremia are those who lose HBsAg and gain HBsAb. However, this occurs rarely.



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