Mar 31, 2014
My HB surface antigen is positive,Hbe antigen is negative,Hbe anti body is positive,LFT is normal in range,while HBV is detected with sensetivityt and specificity of 99%,what it means
Response from Dr. Taylor
You have chronic hepatitis B infection. Ideally you should be followed by a physician with hepatitis B expertise. Talk with your doctor about being tested for hepatitis C and A, and HIV. These results may impact next steps. Avoid alcohol and tobacco. Talk with your doctor about indications for treatment and treatment options. Not everyone with hep B needs treatment right now. This infection can change in our bodies over time. Talk with your doctor about testing and vaccinating sexual and household contacts. All best to you.
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