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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 »

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 »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »
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minor surgery gone wrong

Hello Doc, lovely Dr BobYou must be busy so I thought of trying again. Hope this okay and I would be grateful for a response if it is possible. Thanks Dr Bob for reading this and helping this worry wart.I had a recent minor surgery to remove a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.a) Extremely unlikely! Just how clumsy do you think your surgeons were?b) Anxiety doesn't produce "high fever." I'd suggest you see your doctor for an evaluation.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Am I infectious

I was diagnosed with Hepatitis-B 9 yrs back and had a prolonged treatment done. According to the last test which was done 2yrs back, the HBeAG was Negative 0.21. This reading has gradually come down from +ve 290. I dont have any other tests done so...
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
Although that appears to be a good sign, it would be helpful to have a HBV viral load test result.... Read more »

ma'am pls help me out

as per ur advice i underwent liver biopsyresults-Vascular relationships preserved.Portal areas expanded with a moderate lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate. Plasma cells are plenty and are seen spilling into the adjecent liver plates, and interface...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are excellent treatments for hepatitis B. You will need to discuss the options with your physician but don't despair - you will do very well with close monitoring of your liver by ultrasound every six months and close checking of your HBV... Read more »

Disability (LT)

I have chronic hepatitis-B and am HIV+, for the past yearor so I have been having more and more difficulty with the40hour work week due to fatigue. I push myself to keep going but by the end of the week I am so exhausted that I sleep most of the...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am not sure what your question is. If you are wondering whether or not you will qualify for LTD, you should discuss this with your doctor. Most long term disability carriers have similar guidelines for determining disability. If you were to... Read more »
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