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Hepatitis B Treatment Guideline

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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 normal liver Read more »

Hepatitis B Non-Reactive

Dr. Edwin DeJesus answered a question for another person and he said that non-reactive is good... Read more »

hiv-hepatitis b treatment

Hi, Barbara, thank you for your time. What treatment would you recommend for a person who is hiv... Read more »
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Revised U.S. HIV Treatment Guidelines Include Minor Changes, Reassurance on Viral Load "Blips"

...tuberculosis treatment if a person's CD4 count is 500 or lower, and within eight weeks of tuberculosis treatment if it's above 500. Hepatitis B treatment guidelines refined. Each edition of the guidelines tends to provide more specific... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...is recommended for all pregnant patients, and patients with HIV-associated nephropathy (a kidney disorder) or those who need treatment for hepatitis B. Treatment is considered optional for patients with CD4 counts over 500. Goals of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...also called OIs) You are a pregnant woman You have HIV-related kidney disease You need treatment for hepatitis B (HBV) HIV treatment is recommended to be started in anyone with a CD4 cell... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...last a couple of weeks. Several drugs are approved as initial therapy for chronic hepatitis B. For more information, see the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov/STD/treatment/2006/hepatitis-b.htm . Fact Sheet 507 ... Read more »
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...one choice from column 2. Adapted with permission from Dept of Health and Human Services and the Henry J. Kaiser Foundation. Guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected adults and adolescents. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep... Read more »