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Hepatitis Life Span

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Ask the Experts

is hepatitis b in u for life?

my mate contacted hepatitis b about 10 yrs ago and the whole family was given shots. Are we still at risk? Does my mate still have it or does it go away?
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Most adults who acquire hepatitis B will clear the virus and no longer be infectious to other people. However, about 5% of adults will remain chronically infected. Read more »

Life-Long Implications of Hepatitis A and B

In 1988 I was diagnosed with both Hepatitis A and B at the same time. I was told by my doctor not... Read more »

How long is a life span with hep B

I was recently diagnosed with Hepatitis B. My level is only at 1000 so I was told it was a mild... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Not a Life Sentence, So Act Early: Doctor

... The earlier the treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) -- before significant liver damage occurs -- the better the outcome, according to results from an international Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Irish Government Launches Program to Provide Life Insurance to People With HIV, Hepatitis C Through Contaminated Blood Products

... The Irish government on Thursday launched a program to provide life insurance, mortgage protection and travel insurance to people who contracted HIV or hepatitis C through contaminated blood products, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...B? Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." ... Read more »
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My Life Story With HIV and Hepatitis C

Posted by RicksWorld
...Hi everyone, I've been living with hiv and hcv for seventeen years, and I now have cirrhosis. For this reason I'm writing my life story at http://ricksworld411.blogspot.com I hope to share the events that shaped my life. I also hope to be able... Read more »

Is there life after been tested positive?

Posted by Grecp, 6 Replies
...Good morning, I just can't stop thinking who would be life after been infected. I am so scared and afraid to die. Please be honest and provide me some experience from your life after been Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...the U.S. over the next 10 to 20 years. ? The hepatitis C epidemic in the U.S. is expected to result in 3.1 million years of life lost by 2019 unless immediate intervention is implemented to control the HCV epidemic. ? The projected direct and... Read more »

Hepatitis Question

Posted by Anonymous
...B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web) So to anyone who also has HepB....what is my life expectancy? I know no one has a crystal ball, but does anyone know what the average is? A friend of mine told me that... Read more »