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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Oh
Dr. Joseph Oh answered
14 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I am not sure, but I think what you are asking is if you can get Hep B by using IV drugs (like heroin)? If so, the answer is unfortunately yes. Sexual ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes no symptom: Hep b is a virus which can cause liver disease, including liver failure, but often shows no symptoms for years, even though it is doing damage. Sympt ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Hepatitis B: Hep B is caused by a virus and transmitted from another person by intimate contact (blood or organ sharing, sex, etc. It can be prevented with a vacci ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No but: If the blood sample is tested for just hepatitis b, it would not tell any thing about drug use, however, the same sample may be tested for drugs, lega ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubtful: Asymptomatic carriage of hep b is common, although some hepatologists would recommend biopsy to be certain that the status of the disease is proven. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Viread and Baraclude (entecavir): These are currently the 2 best oral drugs on the market to suppress viral load with low resistance.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: specific drugs and you should be followed by your PCP who may want you to see an expert in hepatitis The treatment depends upon the stage of hepatiti ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but....: There are drugs used to treat chronic hepatitis b infections, but not everyone needs, or should, be on them. This is too complicated to fully discuss ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: 90 days is long enough for thc to have cleared from your system, provided you were not exposed to marijuana even indirectly, as in passive smoke.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hepatitis B: Hepatitis b is a virus that tends to infect the liver in humans. Transmission from person to person is by intimate contact (sexual activity) or blood ... Read More
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