Gamma Globulin Info Hep B
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Posted by shannon, 1 ReplyHey everyone!
I am trying to find out what 356 MILLION copies of HBV DNA means in the absence of other liver information. It sounds awfully high, but David is looking and feeling fine, so could it just be that in spite of a high VL his liver is... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHi everyone. I recently had a battery of tests done for STDs. I tested negative for everything (including HIV) except Hepatitis B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web)
So to anyone who also has HepB....what is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a prostitute and don't know my status.
In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone have a clue about the possibilities for a simultanious hepatitis-b/hiv co-infection? Would a simultanious infection have any effect on symptoms?
- after 4 weeks - very small rash on left cheek (for 3 weeks). Slightly reddish... Read more »
Posted by MarkyMark, 9 RepliesI 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 »
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Tufts University School of MedicineThis is an interesting question. I agree that the information on combination therapy for patients with HBV infection is limited. Truvada contains two active HBV agents - emtricitabine and tenofovir. Your physician may have wanted to treat you with... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIt is difficult to give much helpful information since your husband's care is quite complex and I don't know all the details. A few general comments I can make are related to hepatitis B. There are several medications for HIV that also... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineFirst thing you should do is get vaccinated for HBV now! It might help. The HBV DNA by PCR would not likely be elevated until at least 3 weeks or so after infection. The chances of infection are relatively low. You should also get tested for HIV... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineAdefovir is very effective therapy for HBV. It should make the HBV DNA undetectable. In that case, the virus should not be transmissable to your girlfriend. However she should be vaccinated for BOTH hep A and B. If she does have HBV, it is very... Read more »
A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United StatesPlease note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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