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Prognosis For Hepatitis

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Hepatitis prognosis

I've had my tests last February 2007:HBsAg positive,HBeAg negative,HBc IGM negative,SGPT reactive. I've read that this was due to a recent exposure & that this may just be acute Hepa B. But I took the HBV-DNA, & positive(10M IU/ml),so I was bothered...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Since your IgM is nonreactive, you do not have acute infection. I would follow your liver function tests serially; I would have your e antibody checked; I would follow your HBV DNA level. If your liver function tests remain abnormal and you have... Read more »

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alcohol and hep c

my friend took the treatment and is now undetectable. what about drinking beer? Read more »
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...HIV-related deaths than among those not coinfected with HCV. 10-12 However, recent reports pointed to a significantly improved prognosis as far as liver disease is concerned in the last 10 years. 13-15 Diagnosis of Liver Disease in... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

30 months ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I do not scare everybody/Regards. Response from Dr. Holodniy No idea about the seroconversion length of time or prognosis. Many doctors at this point would be hard pressed to start treatment in you given your very high CD4 count and... Read more »

PCR test may be no longer used

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...significant. References 1. Mocroft A, Kirk O, Barton SE, et al. Anaemia is an independent predictive marker for clinical prognosis in HIV-infected patients from across Europe. AIDS. 1999;13:943-950. 2. Justice AC, Wagner JH, Fusco GP, et al.... Read more »