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cure for hepa b!

I'm really having trouble 'bout this hepa b.....Is there a cure for this or is it hopeless?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would see your physician for further counseling and advice about your specific situation. Chronic hepatitis B evaluations are important to determine what category of infection you fall into and whether you need treatment or not. The treatments Read more »

Is it possible to diagnose when Hepatitis b infection occured?

Dear Dr. Mcgovern,Thank you in Advance for answering my questions in regards to Hepatitis b. I am... Read more »

Please clarify

I have been tested positive for Hepatitis B since February 2004 - my doctor said it is a chronic... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

...die from complications of chronic liver disease. Most patients have no symptoms until the disease is far advanced. Managing Chronic Hepatitis B or Chronic Hepatitis C Health experts recommend that people who have chronic viral hepatitis take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Ph.D., Bureau of Justice Statistics, personal communication, 2002). Recent estimates indicate 12%-39% of all Americans with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections were releasees during the previous year 1 (... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...usually only last a couple of weeks. ey usually only last a couple of weeks. Several drugs are approved as initial therapy for chronic hepatitis B. For more information, see the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control at ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Tenofovir DF is also approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in adults. It is not known whether tenofovir DF is safe and effective for treatment of... 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 »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

NAT testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know anything about Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) I was told that blood banks use it to seek the virus in donated Blood. How effective is it? I have had numberous negitive Elisa test from home Access over the past six months( with no risky... Read more »