hbv dna results
Jan 12, 2008
My test results read HB S AG W/RFX CONF REACTIVE, HB E AB REACTIVE, HB E AG NONREACTIVE. HBV DNA, QN, PCR, (IU/ML) 10400 H <100 IU/ML. HBV DNA, QN PCR (COPIES/ML 23046 H <160 COPIES/ML. Can you please tell me what this means and what and where i go next. my dr said i need a specialist. what are some of the issues i should expect to discuss. please, i am worried and depressed. i have two infant boys and i'm scared that i would die before they grow. i am 30 yrs old...how long do you think i would live for with chronic hep b? thanks
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Beacause the viral load tests are positive, it means you have chronic HBV infection. It would be difficult to know how long you have had this unless you had previously negative tests in the past. You need to go see a liver specialist for evaluation.
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