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What Is Active Chronic Hep B

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Stopping hep B treatment

I am hiv positive with very low viral loads (under 2500) prior to meds. I also have active chronic Hep B with stage 3 fibrosis. My doc(s) put me on Trizivir and Viread 1 year ago and now both viruses are undetectable, my functions are within normal...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hard to say without the data. If you have converted your e antigen to e antibody you may be able to stop and see where your HBV is. If not it is likely to come right back. If you just want to treat the HBV off HIV meds, then adefovir is the best... Read more »

progression of hiv in a chronic hep b patient

Hello doctor,I would like to ask: Does HIV progresses faster in an already chronic hep B patient?... Read more »

Chronic hep b

My husband had a transfusion as an infant. he was a "blue baby." His mother always told him he... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

...die from complications of chronic liver disease. Most patients have no symptoms until the disease is far advanced. Managing Chronic Hepatitis B or Chronic Hepatitis C Health experts recommend that people who have chronic viral hepatitis take... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

...unlike Epivir, Emtriva remains in blood cells in excess of the 24-hour dosing interval. Emtriva is known to be effective against chronic hepatitis B, but is not indicated for its treatment; stopping the medicine could thus stop the suppression of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...usually only last a couple of weeks. ey usually only last a couple of weeks. Several drugs are approved as initial therapy for chronic hepatitis B. For more information, see the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control at ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viread

...known as TDF) was approved (with once-daily dosing) by the FDA in 2001 for the treatment of HIV and in 2008 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B. Also available are once-daily fixed dose combinations of emtricitabine and tenofovir (Truvada)... Read more »
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Need HELP PLEASE!!!!! GETTING PARANOID!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...sheets from her vagina. she is small around 5'0" while i am around 6'1". was this a cause of the size difference? Btw, i have chronic hep b that i had since i was a baby, got it from my mom. moving on, i tested for std a week after and was... Read more »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
Ok its like this about 18 months ago i got real sick (could not get out of bed sick) I even had to sell my business. I had sever fatigue, oral thrush, new moles and freckles, lost about 10 lbs, night sweats,fungal rash, periodontal cavities, white... Read more »

Please help!! Scared to death!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi guys, This is my situation. First, I am stuck in Tokyo,and dont know anyone here , and dont know the language either. Please help me , I am worried to death,shivering almost continuosly. This was my exposure - fingering a sex worker, followed by... Read more »

Who do I believe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I am positive and unsure about what is safe and not safe. I have a partner who I have not been able to be with since diagnosis. Everytime I feel comfortable enough to resume sexual relations with this person, I read on aidsmeds or another... Read more »