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What Side Effects Does Chronic Hep B Have On A Male Person

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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

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Chronic hep b

My husband had a transfusion as an infant. he was a "blue baby." His mother always told him he could not donate blood but never explained why. As a young adult he tried to give blood and recieved a letter that he was positive for hepatitis agn. He...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...percent of people after one year and 30 percent after two years.E antigen seroconversion is an important event in someone with chronic hepatitis B. It signifies that the immune system is now controlling virus since this event is associated with... Read more »

long term effects of chronic hepatitis b

I'm 17, and i have chronic hepatitis b. I've been told that theree's a chance of liver cancer when i get older. What are the chances of this and around when will it happen if it does?
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...Yes, patients with chronic hep B have an increased risk to develop liver cancer.The risk is higher after the patient progresses to cirrhosis of the liver.You Read more »

follow up ..Good day

Hi Dr Barbara Thank you so much for your kind assistance,I started taking zeffix tablets since last March . A dna quant. test made for me two months and the result was undedactable !still taking the tablets. My question is how long i will be taking...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am so glad your hepatitis B virus is suppressed on Zeffix (Lamivudine; Epivir). However, I cannot tell you how long you will need to be on drug. You will need to ask your doctor if you have hepatitis B e antigen positive or e antigen negative... Read more »

Effectiveness of Antivirals in immuno-tolerant phase of chronic hepatitis B

Do the Antivrials like Adefovir and Lamivudine work in immuno tolerant phase of chronic hepatitis B?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Immune tolerant usually refers to normal liver function tests. These drugs can decrease virus but most physicians would not treat someone with hepatitis B and normal liver function tests. Hepatitis B can flare so it is important to follow someone... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...HIV areprocessed by the liver. A liver badly damaged byHep C cannot process drugs as well. Althoughgenerally safe, the risk of side effects with HIVmedications may be slightly higher. I have HIV. What are mytreatment options for Hep C? Your... 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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Tenofovir DF is also approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in adults. It is not known whether tenofovir DF is safe and effective for treatment of... Read more »
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