Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Treat Hepatitis B

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

hepa b

im very worried about my hepa b i just want to ask if what is the best medicine. the result of my Quantitative medical test for HBsag is 1764 reactive. please help me the medicine he give for me is essentiale forte capsule is it ok? i will wait your...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The decision to treat hepatitis B is actually a complicated one and requires many more blood tests (a complete panel of hepatitis B serologies, HBV DNA testing Read more »

Switching from Epzicom to Truvada

I'm positive and have hepatitis B. I've been on Kaletra/Epzicom for 1.5 years. My hepatitis B is... Read more »

hepatitis B

is der any cure for hepatitis B as of now? how long will it take for it to be very dangerous to d... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gene Therapy May Hold Key to Treating Hepatitis B

...excited about taking a potential therapy for hepatitis and bringing it to clinical trials." The full report, "Inhibition of Hepatitis B Virus in Mice by RNA Interference," was published May 12 in the advance online edition of Nature... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Scientists Begin Human Trial of Chemical Compound to Treat HIV, Hepatitis B

...compound, 1,5-DCQA, is extracted from a Chinese herb called Inula britannic , and initial research indicates it could be an HIV and hepatitis B virus integrase inhibitor, Dong Junxing, a researcher at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences,... 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

Hepatitis B Linked to Lymphoma in Study

... New research finds that people chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) are nearly two times as likely to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). HBV is already known to cause liver cancer -- around Read more »
Connect With Others

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

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 »

Get tested now. It doesn't rule out later.

Posted by dsaklad
...  immunodeficiency virus     b. TB tuberculosis,     c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A     d. vaccinated for hepatitis B ... Read more »