How Do I Know If I Have Hep B
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Posted by shannon, 1 ReplyHey everyone!
I am trying to find out what 356 MILLION copies of HBV DNA means in the absence of other liver information. It sounds awfully high, but David is looking and feeling fine, so could it just be that in spite of a high VL his liver is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI'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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHow likely is it to get infected with Hep B through kissing (1-2 minutes) and unprotected blow job and unprotected cunnilingus? Would a coinfection slow down the immune systems' ability to produce antibody? I only got the first 2 shots of the 3... Read more »
Posted by justagirl72So my employee health nurse called to let me know that my test for HIV and Hep C were Negative..yay..but I know its not conclusive. my HepB was reactive but I have an immunity from a vaccine..so now its back to the waiting game and counting the... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHi everyone. I recently had a battery of tests done for STDs. I tested negative for everything (including HIV) except Hepatitis 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... Read more »
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Tufts University School of MedicineVery very unlikely...You can have a simple blood test for HBsAg to tell but I strongly suspect it will be negative.You yourself should have follow-up every six months for evaluation of your own infection. Your spouse should be vaccinated.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThe HBV surface antibody test.... Read more »
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