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Hbs Antigen

Aug 6, 2010

Can you please explain Hbs Antigen-results REACTIVE patients value 2.470 thnks and Godbless

Response from Dr. Young


A positive hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBV SAg) is indicative of having chronic hepatitis B. Persons with chronic hepatitis B should be monitored and screened for liver cancer (with blood tests or imaging studies). If you're also HIV positive, some antiretroviral treatments (tenofovir, 3TC, FTC) also are active against HBV.

Be well, BY

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can i be on and off on meds??

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