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How Do I Work With Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B

Hi Dr, I got some blood work done regarding Hepatitis B within the last 2 weeks and I am pragnant. Can you please explain what my results mean.... Varicella Zoster virus Iggi-positiveHepb Surface Ag-negativeHepB surface Ab- >1000HepB core...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It appears that you had past HBV infection. This is not a potential hazard to your baby since you have cleared the infection. Read more »

what does hepatitis b reactive mean?

i recently had blood work done and it came back as "hepatitis b reactive". what does that mean and... Read more »

hepatitis B

My husband was diagnosed with hepatitis b, after six months his blood was tested again to see if he... Read more »
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Adding GM-CSF to Hepatitis B Vaccine Fails to Work

... People living with HIV are at risk for getting the hepatitis B virus (HBV). They also have a higher risk of HBV disease and death. And although healthy adults infected with HBV have only a 1 in Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

...liver cancer, and serum concentrations of male sex hormones may play a part, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hepatitis B viruses have a special DNA sequence that draws it to androgen receptors. "The androgen receptors in liver... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
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Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
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 also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
...i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody Read more »

Work place woes

Posted by 12yrspoz, 1 Reply
...How do you deal with the stress of having HIV and co-workers that stress you even more? Read more »