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What happens hep B
Aug 11, 2013

I want to know what happens if your HBSAG ,HBEAb and HBCAb are all positive whiles HBSAb and HBEAg are negative plz kindly help me to know the implication to this.Plz what drugs would you recommend for such situation.

Response from Dr. Taylor

This indicates a chronic hepatitis B virus infection. Next best steps are to have HBV DNA (viral load) and ALT (a liver injury blood test) checked, along with test for HIV and hepatitis C. These results along with findings from your physical exam and medical history will help your doctor determine the best medical therapy. Other ways to help the liver include not using alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.



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