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Chronic Hepatitis B Types

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Ask the Experts

CURE FOR CHRONIC HEP B

HELLO DOCTOR, in your opinion what are the chances of a complete cure for chronic hep b in the next 10 years or so ?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I think that "cure" is not the word we will ever use for hepatitis B. I believe that we will always talk about HBV SUPPRESSION because the virus is integrated into the host and can reactivate. However, I do believe that we will become more... Read more »

Chronic hep b

My husband had a transfusion as an infant. he was a "blue baby." His mother always told him he... 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 »
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

Living With Chronic Hepatitis B

...Take Care of My Liver? Is There Treatment for Hepatitis B? What if I Am Pregnant? For Information on Viral Hepatitis Chronic hepatitis B is a life-long liver disease that can be spread to others. What Should You Know to Keep Others... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Expands Testing Recommendations for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

...published new recommendations for health care providers that are designed to increase routine testing in the United States for chronic hepatitis B, a major cause of liver disease and liver cancer. CDC recommends testing all individuals born in... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

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

...alone. 2 Moreover, co-infection with HBV can make treating HIV infection challenging, because studies have suggested that chronic hepatitis B makes it more difficult for people to tolerate their HIV medications because they are more... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Need HELP PLEASE!!!!! GETTING PARANOID!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...sheets from her vagina. she is small around 5'0" while i am around 6'1". was this a cause of the size difference? Btw, i have chronic hep b that i had since i was a baby, got it from my mom. moving on, i tested for std a week after and was... Read more »

Back in the land of limbo at 7months

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
Dear All, It is with anxiety and dissapointment that I find myself back on the "Am I infected" forum. I lots happened to me in 7+ months. Ive gone from extreme anxiety about contracting HIV, to absolute relief to testing negative at about 7 weeks,... Read more »

REREanyone know 3 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Sorry for not being clear. i had a 3 month hiv test and hep b test.both were neg i believe the hiv test after hearing all your post's I know its a HIV board i was just wondering if anyone new about hep b and testing , if it was mild or severe,... Read more »