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Are Body Sores A Result Of Hepatitis

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis? How can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known types of...
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strange hepatitis B test results

Dear Doc,I just have the Hepatitis B test. I am very confused and worried about the results.It came out that: 1)hepatitis B surface antigen NEGATIVE.2)hepatitis B core AB-total repeatedly POSITIVE.3)hepatitis B AB-IGM NEGATIVE4)hepatitis B surface...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You have a profile called "isolated hepatitis B core antibody". Sometimes this is seen in about 5 percent of patients. It is unclear as to whether it is a false positive or a true positive with loss of protective antibody (hepatitis... Read more »

hepatitis B test result

hbsag is 3.000 cut off is 0.658 reactive, what is the meaning of that?...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
There are several different blood tests that tell us about hepatitis B virus infection. Your hepatitis B surface antigen (often abbreviated HBsAg) is reactive. This typically tells us that there is a chronic hepatitis B virus infection. If the sAg... Read more »

Hepatitis A and B Test Results

Hey Doctor,I know this is an HIV website but I see a lot on here about HIV/Hepatitis C co-infection so I'm taking a shot in the dark and seeing if maybe you can answer my question. Every year when I get my yearly check-up I always asked to get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.The "new doctor" is correct! Hepatitis vaccinations sometimes fail to elicit the desired immune response. There are a number of reasons for this. It is not uncommon for folks to require a second round of hepatitis vaccinations. If it... Read more »

Hepatitis b test results PLEASE ANSWER

Thank you for answering my question but I falled to supply the HBV DNA Ultra Quant reference range on the lab sheet (<0.01 pg/ml) and my result was <0.01 so does that still mean I have extremely low HBV DNA or am I ok in the reference range....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I don't remember your last questions, but regarding your HBV DNA result - that is great news!This means that you do not have active replication in your body. Hepatitis B virus can reappear in patients who are chronic carriers. However, since... Read more »
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Need some help/ info abt Hepatitis B Anti Body

Posted by bstnguy25, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I sort of need it a help with regards my recent hepatitis B lab test.
I have been poz since 2006, in Dec 2010 i started my antiviral treatment. I am currently taking stocrin and kivexa. Since then, my viral load has been undetectable and... Read more »

Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After two weeks possible exposure my boyfriend has a what his doctor says a very bad sore throat with swollen glands and he did a throat culture and he gets his results tomorrow.

I on the other hand am very scared because I was with someone who was... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »