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Can You Die From HBV

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Inactive HBV

I had 3 HBV DNA tests in 4 years and they were all undetected (<160 copies). All the LFT and AFP + ultra sound were normal. My HBeAG was negative and HBeAB was positive. Should I continue with the HBV DNA test every year? Also, I read a book named...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This is great news. You are an inactive carrier and should have monitoring every six to 12 months only now with ALT. If the ALT is abnormal, DNA can be checked again.Yes your outlook is excellent. Read more »

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Antibody Tests

Dr. Dieterich:While I understand that there are other tests capable of detecting hepatitis b and c... Read more »

hepatitis b virus active

dear madam, when an individual has tested positive of hepatitis b, i want to clear my doubts... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it? Thanks, Shannon 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 »