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Chronic Hepatitis B Treatment

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Ask the Experts

Postive ab core

family member has a positive ab core hepatitis.Lab is at 56 what does this mean? Can this be cured?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...This patient needs additional testing of hepatitis B surface antigen to see if he or she has chronic hepatitis B. There are many treatments available for this infection. Read more »

how to cure hepatitis b chronic

respected mami m suffering hepatatis b last 10 yrs as its chronic , i like to know how can i get... Read more »

Cure as a treatment goal for chronic hepatitis B?

I have seen many medical websites stating that there is no cure for chronic hepatitis B, only... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Idenix, Novartis Seek Approval for Chronic Hepatitis B Treatment

...Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. have applied to the Food and Drug Administration for approval of a new drug to treat chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The drug, telbivudine, inhibits a different step in HBV's formation of DNA... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Low-Dose Adefovir for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B in HIV-Infected People

...of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) are enrolling HIV-infected people into adefovir studies for hepatitis B treatment. For more information on participating in an adefovir clinical trial, call 1-800-772-5466... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves New Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis B

...Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the approval of Hepsera (adefovir dipivoxil) tablets for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B in adults with evidence of active viral replication and either elevations in serum alanine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...monitored regularly for signs of liver disease and evaluated for possible treatment. Several medications have been approved for Hepatitis B treatment, and new drugs are in development. However, not every person with chronic Hepatitis B needs to... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE: Infectious or Intoxication Diseases? Claus Khnlein, Germany English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the ... Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. 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... Read more »