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Recovering From Acute Hep B

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Ask the Experts

After acute hep b?

...Hello Doctor, after fully recovering from acute hep b, when the body eliminates the virus and develops protective antibodies, and liver enzymes return to normal. Is there ongoing
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Once you have acute HBV and resolve your infection completely (I mean with the formation of surface antibodies and the loss of HB surface antigen) Read more »

Acute Hepatitis B infection cleared - risk of reactivation?

I had a severe bout with Hep B 7 years ago, I cleared the infection, I am Surface Antigen negative... Read more »

Hepatitis B acute positive and negative HIV test

Dear Sir, In Agust 07 got tested for HIV and result was negative. On the 3rd of March 2008 I got... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Infection Persists After Clinical Recovery in Acute Self-Limited Hepatitis B

...Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) often persists in the liver long after recovery becomes apparent in patients with acute self-limited infections, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Acute Hepatitis B in the United States, 1982-1998: Implications for Vaccination Programs

...In 1982, a safe and effective vaccine became available to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and was recommended for persons at increased risk for infection. In 1991, a comprehensive immunization Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Connect With Others

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...online in the less deadly soa sections, but soon found out flu-like symptoms are only connected to serious jams like hiv or hep b. i'm going for a blood test tomorrow. it's only been a month but the test lab said the results of this specific test... 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 Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
...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 also gone through... Read more »

HEP B, C from Dr. Dieterich

Posted by Anonymous
...make detectable antibodies in 6-12 weeks, but like HIV it can take as long as 6 months. If one wants to make a diagnosis of acute infection,then the PCR viral tests must be done before the antibodies turn positive. DTD Read more »