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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 »

prognosis for us all (LIFE EXPECTANCY) (PROGNOSIS)

dr. bob,hope the wedding went well! congrats. i wanted to ask you about the prognosis for long... 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 »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...almost half are women, and most are younger than 25. Antiretroviral medications have only recently become available in Kiev; the prognosis for the many HIV-infected Ukrainians is as bleak as it was for American patients in the pre-HAART era. ... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »