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Clearing Hep B After Being Acute

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Acute Hepatitis B infection cleared - risk of reactivation?

I had a severe bout with Hep B 7 years ago, I cleared the infection, I am Surface Antigen negative and Surface antibody positive, HBV DNA test undetecatble. I have been getting some conflicting information, OR perhaps I just don't understand...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It is true that hepatitis B infection can "reactivate" after being dormant when a person is exposed to something that will suppress their immune system (like Read more »

After acute hep b?

Hello Doctor, after fully recovering from acute hep b, when the body eliminates the virus and... Read more »

Hepatitis B acute positive and negative HIV test

Dear Sir, In Agust 07 got tested for HIV and result was negative. On the 3rd of March 2008 I got... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Infection Persists After Clinical Recovery in Acute Self-Limited Hepatitis B

...Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) often persists in the liver long after recovery becomes apparent in patients with acute self-limited infections, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Acute Hepatitis B in the United States, 1982-1998: Implications for Vaccination Programs

...In 1982, a safe and effective vaccine became available to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and was recommended for persons at increased risk for infection. In 1991, a comprehensive immunization Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
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 »
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Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
...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 also gone through... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...online in the less deadly soa sections, but soon found out flu-like symptoms are only connected to serious jams like hiv or hep b. i'm going for a blood test tomorrow. it's only been a month but the test lab said the results of this specific test... Read more »

For Switch625

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Switch625 - What do you know about the chances of getting Hepatitis B from a brief oral encounter, say cunnilingus ? 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 Read more »