|hepa b and bruises (viral load)
Mar 29, 2009
good day doc, I am a chronic hbv carrier since birth and I easily bruise. There are constant bruises on my body and when they disappear they are replaced with new bruises, my viral load is greater that 110,000,000 iu/ml, liver profile and blood peripheral smear is normal, Is there a relation between easily bruising and hepa b infection more importantly with the high viral load? Thank you.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Yes there can be. Certain clotting factors are made in the liver and if the liver is damaged they may not be made effectively.
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