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What Does Hepatitis B Means

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whats non reactive hepatitis b means.

My english is not very good, sorry for that. I was diagnosed as "non-reactive hepatitis b". What does it means? Can I take vaccination to kill the virus?
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...for hepatitis B came back as "Non-reactive" that is actually very good news. It means that you have never been exposed to the Hepatitis B virus, so you do not have the virus. Patients that have never been exposed to the hepatitis B virus should... Read more »

what does hepatitis b reactive mean?

i recently had blood work done and it came back as "hepatitis b reactive". what does that mean and... 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 »
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 »
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

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

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Posted by willbestrong1, 2 Replies
...everybody!! Last week i had my elisa test and it was positive. then they did western blot test but now they cant say anything..i mean the doctor told me he cant say whether i am negative or positive..they will have some more research on... 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 »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »