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Hep B Carrier

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hepB carrier

yesterday may 8,2008 was my last test and the Gastro told me not to worry about being hepB carrier because it's inactive and for short he said im not contagious. and didnt give me any med for me to take. my liver ultrasound show that im...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
An inactive carrier is someone who has little or no virus in their blood and normal liver function tests. This is good news. However, I want to be clear that you do still need periodic follow-up to be certain that this remains the case. Hepatitis B... Read more »

hep-B carrier marrying non-hep B

Hi! I'm a hepatitis B carrier [well, I was born with it and I'm currently on Epivir, but... Read more »

HepB+ ,lifetime carrier?!

They said, if you are a HepB+ then you'll be a lifetime carrier.IF I am a chronic HepB+ and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please 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 »