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What Does Hepatitis B Do To The Body

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possible to lose HBV anti-body?

I was diagnosed in 1/2000 for HCV and HBV (Dr. never tested me for HIV, I suppose because I wasn't gay or drug user... but did have series of massive transfusions, 17+ units in '83 crash) Dx'd with advanced AIDS and CNS NHL in 2007. Went through...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...you for HBV with those same kinds of drugs. This would have "cleared" the virus and hence stimulus for your body to create antibodies. Second, chemotherapy for NHL is likely to have affected your b cells (which produce antibodies) and likely... Read more »

hepatit B

Hi, recently my blood test shows anticorpi anti-s HBV 150 UI/l ,rezult pozitiv.I have no helth... Read more »

hepatitis b virus active

dear madam, when an individual has tested positive of hepatitis b, i want to clear my doubts... Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention

...Contents Hepatitis B prevention How great is the risk for hepatitis B? You may be at risk for hepatitis B if you: How is hepatitis B virus spread? Can hepatitis B be spread by food? What is the hepatitis B carrier state? What are... Read more »
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Holy man check this out

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...CDC knows of no instances of HIV transmission through tattooing or body piercing, although hepatitis B virus has been transmitted during some of these practices. One case of HIV transmission from acupuncture has been documented. Body 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 to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cisih-mart@sasi.fr Although the simultaneous transmission of either human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus or HIV and hepatitis B virus from a single source has already been described, this is the first case of transmission to... Read more »