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Positive Hep B Surface Antigen

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high bilirubinHAV-IgG Ab to hepatitis virus,serum and Positive HBsAb-Total Ab to HepB SurfaceAg,serum

Dear Dr.McGovern,While getting my routine blood reports,my Bilirubin was recorded as 2.1.The S.A.Phosphatase,SGOP/SGPT WERE NORMAL.The hepatitis profile was done which showed HAV-IgG Ab to Hep.virus A ,serum and HBsAb-total ab to HepB surface...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your bilirubin is only modestly elevated. This is a common finding among people. The next step is to check your indirect bilirubin. If the indirect is higher than the direct bilirubin then you probably have Gilbert's syndrome which just has to... Read more »

Hepatits B Surface Antigen?

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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 »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another type of hepatitis C or HIV? About hepatitis viruses Hepatitis A and... 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

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 »

Follow up to Can't Figure This Out....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thank you to everyone who replied to my previous post (listed below). I believe I am beyond my fear of HIV, but still believe something else has infected me. I am looking for insight as to what the hell it might be.

Thanks.

I have been going... Read more »

i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I am a prostitute and don't know my status.
In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »

Can't figure it out....help....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been going through hell over the last 11 month's. I am looking for who has experienced what I have or someone who can help.
Last October I was the recipient of a hand job by a stripper in Florida. She used lots of saliva as lubricant and... Read more »