Apr 4, 2013
Please help me Doc, what does mean have an anti-HAV IgG reactive of 15.370,all my anti HAV IgM non.reactive of 0.40, Hbsag w/titer non.reactive of 0.47. I never been vaccinated w/ HEPA A since before. Please help me Doc. to clarify my result? It damage my LIver and my body? Please to hee\ar you soonest Doc... Thanks you in advance.
| Response from Dr. Taylor
This is all good news. You are protected against hepatitis A. You do not have an active hepatitis A infection. Hepatitis A can come and go on its own without you even knowing. It does not damage the liver. You are now protected for life.
A non-reative hepatitis B surface antigen most often means that you do not have chronic hepatitis B. There are a number of different test types used around the world, so while the non-reactive result is reassuring, I would check with your doctor about the significance of the titre.
If your hepatitis B results are non-reactive, a vaccine is beneficial to protect you from becoming infected.
You may want to have your result repeated in 6 months or so in case you had a recent infection; in this case it takes some time for the surface antigen to become reactive. Usually with a new hepatitis B infection people feel sick, so if you have not been ill then this is reassuring.
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