| Can HBV affect your family
Feb 18, 2001
I have two quick qeustions. One I have been Told that I have HBV and I am 20 years old I want to know later on in life when i have kids will that affect my family (husband and child) and can it cure itself.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
First, you have to get clarification on whether you are just antibody positive and therefore had exposure with resolution of infection. Or you are chronically infected as determined by surface antigen positivity or HBV DNA PCR test positivity. If you have chronic infection, then there is the possibility of transmitting the virus. There is also treatment available. MH
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Unprotected Anal Sex Without Ejaculation How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For AIDS
- Unprotected Anal Sex Without Ejaculation Risk Of Getting HIV
- Does HIV Cause Sore Throat?
- Does Loose Stool Mean I Have Hiv?
- Is Sinus Infection A Symptom Of HIV?
- Bloody Nose After Kissing Stripper Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.