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Is Chronic Hep B Always Fatal

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Chronic HepB (Please Please Please help)

I have chronic HepB. For the last 12 months I have been on Adefovir (10 mg). As you can see the viral load did not go down in past three months and remained at log 5.5. Do you think that I may have developed drug resistance to Adefovir? I am...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It appears that you have plateaued in your responses to adefovir, but I am not convinced you are resistant because your viral load has not rebounded and resistance development in the first year of adefovir treatment is unusual.I think your HBV virus... Read more »

chronic hepb

i have been suffering from chronic hepb for more than one year. taking baraclude.now the result is... Read more »

Chronic HepB case

I have chronic HepB. ALT=54, AST=37, Liver Biopsy Grade 1, Fibrosis stage2, HepBeantigen positive,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Is it still possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had unprotected sex with a prostitute on Oct 11, 2001. I was extremely drunk, and about two weeks after I had a burning sensation on/in my pecker. I went to a regular doctor, and a urologist, they both could find no infection. I had HIV test's ... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'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 »

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 »