|Increase in viral load
Jun 18, 2012
Dear Dr.,I donated blood in blood camp and through them I came to know I got infected with Hep B(positive). Immediately I have consulted a specialist regarding this problem.I was told to take HBsAG test and the test result confirmed that I am infected with Hep B.Then further I have asked to take HBeAg and HBV DNA by PCR(Quantitative Viral load). I was tested hbeag negative, but the viral load was 450 IU/Ml. the same has increased to 1,13,000. in six months, kindly suggest the medicines as doctor is suggesting interferon which is very costly and i am a student with a poor family background. kindly help. Thank You
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I understand that your doctor would like to treat you now with a HBV drug, but the Interferon is too expensive for you.
You can also check in with Gilead to see if you can get Viread in your country - this is a great drug for HBV infection.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Is White Tongue An Early Sign Of HIV?
- Can Someone Get AIDS From Blowjob From A Prostitute?
- Black Spots After Licking Vagina Worried I Have HIV
- Burning Urethra After Rubbing Penis Worried I Have HIV
- Itchy Testicles After Touching Skin Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Red Eyes After Anal Sex Top Sign Of HIV AIDS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.