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Living With Chronic Hepatitis B

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Ask the Experts

CURE FOR CHRONIC HEP B

HELLO DOCTOR, in your opinion what are the chances of a complete cure for chronic hep b in the next 10 years or so ?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I think that "cure" is not the word we will ever use for hepatitis B. I believe that we will always talk about HBV SUPPRESSION because the virus is integrated into the host and can reactivate. However, I do believe that we will become more... Read more »

Chronic hep b

My husband had a transfusion as an infant. he was a "blue baby." His mother always told him he... Read more »

how to cure hepatitis b chronic

respected mami m suffering hepatatis b last 10 yrs as its chronic , i like to know how can i get... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Living With Chronic Hepatitis B

...Take Care of My Liver? Is There Treatment for Hepatitis B? What if I Am Pregnant? For Information on Viral Hepatitis Chronic hepatitis B is a life-long liver disease that can be spread to others. What Should You Know to Keep Others... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

...die from complications of chronic liver disease. Most patients have no symptoms until the disease is far advanced. Managing Chronic Hepatitis B or Chronic Hepatitis C Health experts recommend that people who have chronic viral hepatitis take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Funding Needed to Stem Flow of Hepatitis B Cases

...relax on hepatitis B. Vaccination is effective for prevention, but we also need to focus our efforts on helping people already living with chronic hepatitis B," he said. Back to other news for October 2008 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Expands Testing Recommendations for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

...published new recommendations for health care providers that are designed to increase routine testing in the United States for chronic hepatitis B, a major cause of liver disease and liver cancer. CDC recommends testing all individuals born in... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

hi!!

Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
hi everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... 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 with the virus. I am 26 and I would love to die from old age... Read more »