Please, need help with hep b
Apr 8, 2007
I find your site very helpful and your responses very prompt. Thank you for making my life and other peoples'' lives easier. Below are my recent hep b test results. Please help me understand what they mean. I am a hep b chronic carrier
These are the results on my hep b lab tests: Out of Range Hepatitis B viral DNA 389 H Hepatitis B viral DNA 677H HBV Genotype D Polymerase mutations - not detected Precore mutation - detected Precore TAG - G1896 A BCP - Not detected
Response from Dr. Holodniy
You have one of the most common types of HBV, namely genotype D. Your viral load is quite low. You don't have mutations present in the polymerase or basel core promoter (BCP) genes. You do have a mutation in the precore gene region, which is commonly found in genotype D and thought to possibly be associated with lower replication of HBV.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Does HIV Cause Vaginal Discharge?
- Is Itchy Rash An Early Sign Of HIV?
- Too Scared To Get Tested After Sex With A Prostitute
- Burning Red Spots After Giving Oral Sex What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Flu Symptoms After Sex With Hooker Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV
- Rectal Bleeding After Vaginal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean 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.