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Hep B Treatments

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hep b treatment

I have been HepB chronic carrier for 25 years, however the last 3 years I have had a viral dna load going up from 69,000 to 250,00 iu. I also had a biospy of my liver and it came back with 0-1 fibrosis, very minimal. So I have been told to avoid...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The hepatitis B treatment guidelines are not recommending treatment based solely on HBV DNA levels alone, particularly in patients with persistently Read more »

How long to continue with Truvada - HepB Treatment (Please respond)

I really appreciate your feedback on this. I am chronic Hep B patient but my recent blood test now... Read more »

Hep B Treatment with Viread (1 year and Counting....)

Hello Dr McGoven, I have been on treatment since May,2009. I started with a VL of 3000000 copies/ml... Read more »
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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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Linked to Lymphoma in Study

... New research finds that people chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) are nearly two times as likely to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). HBV is already known to cause liver cancer Read more »
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Info on Hep B treatment?

Posted by shannon
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling Read more »

Starting Treatment For Hep B (Scared Silly)

Posted by TennJack
...I am starting Pegasys injections for Hep B on 8-2-05 and need all input from as many of you as possible. I have read up on it and it sounds awful. Any feed back would be 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 »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 hepatitis B vaccination, it could show positive for ELISA. Is it the case? If I am seroconverting, will this shot... Read more »