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Hepatitis B Treatment Vitamins

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Is it true that hepa b is not curable?

The doctor said that i am positive with hepa-b. The HBsAg with titer result is 3,823 reactive and the normal value is 1.0 (cut-off value). He said that my liver functions normally. He advises me to take GODEX vitamins for about 1mo. I was hoping...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...While many people who go on treatment for hepatitis B do well in terms of viral suppression, it is true we usually don't use the word "cure" with hepatitis B. We can suppress the Read more »

I am about to start atripla, and I am scared to continue taking my multi-vitamin/ multi-mineral

I am starting atripla therapy and i read that St. Johns wort is a no no. That being said, I am very... Read more »

Hepatitis B treatment with Viread

I had had Hep B for many years and was closely watched by my family doctor. A recent blood test... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... If you are co-infected with HIV and Hep C,protecting your liver is important. It's a vital organin your body. It processes vitamins and mineralsand filters your blood. Protecting your immunesystem is important too. It helps you fight offdisease... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vitamins and Minerals

... Why Are Vitamins and Minerals Important? What Are Antioxidants? How Much Do I Need? Which Nutrients Are Important? What About Other Supplements? Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...products, processed vegetable oils (hydrogenated fats), deep-fried foods, and fatty meats Be Cautious With Supplements Take a multivitamin with antioxidants Do not take high doses of vitamin A or carotenoids (beta-carotene) if you have... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...asintravenous (IV) fluids and a machine to help you breathe, may also beneeded. Some health care providers recommend giving thiamine (vitamin B1),riboflavin (vitamin B2), L-carnitine, coenzyme Q, or vitamins C, E, and K topeople with lactic... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Pre-med vitamins and nutritional supplements

Posted by DC23, 4 Replies
...preventative measures to take now that I'm early in my HIV infection. Does anyone recommend any specific over-the-counter vitamin combinations or other nutritional supplement regimens? Any other advice to delay HIV progression? Read more »