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Hep B Serology

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hepb and residency

hi....thanks for the previous reply....i got my hep B dna levels checked and its 2000 copies.....does this affect my career as a medical student......as i am aspiring for residency training next.....the overall result is hbag positive,hbeag...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The first thing you should do is to obtain medical evaluation by someone expert in HBV to determine whether or not you need treatment. Your serologies alone can not determine that decision. With your physician you can discuss aspects of HBV... Read more »

Worried about Acute HepB

Dear Dr McGovern (or colleague),I was diagnosed with hepatitis b in late March 2012; I presented to... Read more »

Hepatitis and AIDS MEDS

I am on COMBIVIR and SUSTIVA since 4/2001. Is there any change that this can cause any form of... 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 »
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Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine.

We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »