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Hep B Blood Results

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Hep B Blood result

I just got my blood result back. I don't know what it means:HBsAg Confirmation PositiveHep Be Ag NegativeHep B Core Ab, IgM NegativeHep B Core Ab, Tot PositiveHep Be AB PositiveHep B Surface Ab <3.0 mIU/mLDoes this mean i'm acute or chronic Hep B?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You are a chronic carrier of hepatitis B. However, I cannot tell you how active your disease is until you have your virus checked with a Hepatitis B DNA. This will let Read more »

Hep B Blood result

Is this bad? HBsAg = PositiveHep Be Ag = NegativeHep B Core Ab, IgM = NegativeHep B Core Ab, Tot =... Read more »

very upset and confuessed about hep b blood test results for 15 years

hi when i was 15 years old i was told that i had came in contact with hep b and was IMMUNE. I then... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blood Tests for Hepatitis B Recalled

... On Monday, Johnson & Johnson and U.S. regulators said the company has recalled some blood tests for hepatitis B virus because they may give false negative results. The affected products, which were distributed in the United States and Europe, 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Safe Is the Blood Supply in the United States?

... HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) 1999 Hepatitis C Hepatitis C Anti-HCV 1990 Hepatitis B Hepatitis B Surface Antigen test 1971 Hepatitis B Core Antibody 1987 Hepatitis ... Read more »
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question about test

Posted by holycow, 1 Reply
...was three and a half months after my possible exposure, the test came back negative which was awesome! but I also got my last hepatitis B shot that day before I drew blood for the HIV test, well I was wondering if that hep B test screwed up my... Read more »

blood donation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...it. I don't recall her having blood on her finger, but what's going on? Am I safe, or could I get serious std diseases, like hep B, hep C or hiv? Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...weeks, and the last Elisa test I had done was at just over 11 weeks. All were negative. I've also been tested for Syphilis, Hep B and Hep C and all were negative. It's been almost 13 weeks since my suspected exposure, it was high risk, because... Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unprotected oral sex semen was mixed with blood( i think he slept with a hooker) gave me gonnorhea which was treated and hep b. i have had all the symptoms of ars, night sweats, fever, swollen glands, swollen throat, itchinhands and feet. i have... Read more »