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hep B results
Jul 30, 2013

Hbsag reactive,hbeag negative, anti-HBC-IgM negative what does it mean and sgot is normal.

Response from Dr. Taylor

You have hepatitis B infection. Anti-HBC-IgM negative suggests that this is not a very new infection.

It would be helpful to get a hep B DNA test (viral load) and testing for HIV. These results impact your health and next steps and will help resolve questions about hepatitis B medications, if accessible.

If possible, if you are susceptible to hepatitis A, it would be helpful to be vaccinated against this infection. Additional ways to help the liver include not using alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.

What needs to be done?
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