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Medication You Can Take For Hepatitis B

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...diseases. They are spread by contact with fecal matter, either directly or from water that has 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 contact, or through contact with infected blood. Globally, about 10% of people with HIV also are infected with...
Ask the Experts

hepatitis b

my husband was send to the hospital for liver biopsy his doctor said his hepatitis b virus copies were too high can they treat hiv and hepatitis b at the same time and what can be the consecunses. Also that hiv give u hepatitis b thank you
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Yes, medications used for HIV can also treat HBV infection effectively. These are two separate viruses and sometimes they can be transmitted Read more »

is virohep medicine can really cure hepa b?

I am diagnosed with hepa b, is this so called virohep can really cure hepa b? im very desparate to be cured.and lastly, do u know any medicine that can solve my problem? thank you very much.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are various medications for hepatitis B including entecavir, pegylated interferon alfa 2a, adefovir and lamivudine. Furthermore, more treatments are on the way.These Read more »

hepa b - reactive

i was diagnose having hepa b,is this diseases hav cure?do i have a chance to be cure?pls help me find a medicine for this diseases
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are many medications for hepatitis B including entecavir, lamivudine, adefovir, telbivudine, and pegylated interferon.These medications are good at suppressing virus.You Read more »

HEPATITIS B+

I came to Dubai in June,2002 and as a process i went for Medical test and was diagnosed of Hepatitis B+, I was shoked as I already took the vaccination of Pfizer company in the year 2001 in Delhi.I took Ayurvedic medicine and after that Alophathic,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are many excellent medications for hepatitis B now. These include: entecavir, pegylated interferon, telbivudine, lamivudine, and adefovir.Prior to starting medications, you Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

... Many individuals who become infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) develop chronic liver disease that can gradually lead to serious liver damage. Medical management Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Reports Increase in Net Profits Driven by Expanding Sales of Antiretrovirals, Hepatitis B Medications

...second-quarter net profits, largely driven by increases in sales for its antiretroviral drugs Viread and Emtriva as well as its hepatitis B medicine Hepsera, the Los Angeles Times reports. Sales of Viread increased by 18% to $197.2 million... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...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." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Outbreak of Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Methamphetamine Injectors: The Role of Sharing Injection Drug Equipment

...use has become increasingly prevalent in the United States," wrote the authors, who set out to identify risk factors for acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among Natrona County, Wyo., residents who inject the drug. All participants were... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. 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 »