HBV viral count descreasing on its own?
May 30, 2010
Hi, I am a chronic HBV carrier and have had it for almost 10 years. My liver function tests always show normal results. Over 6 years ago, I took Hepsera for 14months. The viral count went down, but then rebounced. So I decided to get off medication and didn't take any other treatment. Since then, I checked my viral count once in a while and they were all quite high. My count from 2008 still showed at least millions IU/ml, but it was 6 times lower than the result before that. Last week, I checked the viral count again, it is down to about 42,000. Of course I am extremely happy about this result. Is it normal for it to decrease on its own? I haven't taken any treatment. Are there any cases like mine? I'd really appreciate it if you can give me some information. Sincerely, Nancy
Response from Dr. Holodniy
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