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cured Hep B now HIV
May 29, 2001

5 years ago I recovered (created antibodies) from Hepatitis B and was recently diagnosed with HIV. Will this cause Hep B to reoccur or will I have complications from the HIV medications? -Worried

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

If you developed antibodies for the surface antigen of hepatitis B you should have no problem.Sometimes this Ab is lost in HIV patients.



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