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Hep B Carrier

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Ask the Experts

my boy friend is Hep B carrier, will alcohol affect him?

...Hi, my boy friend is a hep B carrier and sometimes he likes to drink alcoholic drinks during clubbing. Im worried that the alcohol will activate the virus inside
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...any significant amount. Besides that, it acts as an immune suppressant and this could theoretically lead to activation of his hepatitis B infection. Read more »

Hep B Carrier and Swine Flu

...Hello Doctor,I am an inactive Hep B carrier, and I'm concerned about the Swine Flu/H1N1... Read more »

hepB carrier

yesterday may 8,2008 was my last test and the Gastro told me not to worry about being hepB carrier... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Implicit Discrimination Against Chinese Hepatitis B Carriers Rising in Multinationals -- Survey

...92 multinational firms in 20 major cities in China found at least 84 percent require prospective employees to be screened for hepatitis B. Around 44 percent of these firms said they reject applicants who test positive for the virus, while just 5... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

...The symptoms are high liver enzymes, fever, appetite loss, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, exhaustion, and jaundice. Most chronic Hep B carriers don't have any symptoms, but they have a good chance of developing cirrhosis of the liver , which can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Has 93 Million Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Carriers: Ministry

...report released Monday, the Ministry of Health said about 93 million Chinese, 7.18 percent of the nation's population, have hepatitis B surface antigen. A protein antigen produced by the hepatitis B virus, HBsAg is the earliest sign of acute HBV... 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 »
Connect With Others

Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this. Read more »

Who do I believe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I am positive and unsure about what is safe and not safe. I have a partner who I have not been able to be with since diagnosis. Everytime I feel comfortable enough to resume sexual relations with this person, I read on aidsmeds or another... Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with... Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »