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is there a cure for hep b

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
There is treatment: There is no "cure" for hep b, but there are several treatments which can keep the virus well controlled. Chronic hep b exists in several forms, and y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No cure: It's uncommon to be completely cured of hepatitis b. One achievable goal is to go from having a positive hbeag to a positive hbeab ("e antigen" to "e ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Incurable: But treatment with interferon can decrease symptoms.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Casey
43 years experience Neurosurgery
Interferon or drugs: Hepatitis c, a viral liver disease transmitted through contact with an infected person’s blood, can lead to liver problems including liver damage, cir ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shelly
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Hep B cure: The best cure is avoiding the infection, and for that there is an effective vaccine. It is spread by contact with even a very small amount of blood. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
Support: There is no cure for chronic hepatitis b. A handful of newer and more effective drugs are now available for its treatment and research continues for a ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Definitions changing: As a new hepatitis patient, i'm glad you're learning about your disease, which is very serious but is usually manageable if you comply. Older definiti ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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HBV: Defitinely a positive response and in remission. Cure may not apply yet. Discuss data with prescribing doctor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Just like HIV: In very much the same way as hiv: through unprotected sex, especially intercourse, and through blood exposure (e.g. Shared needles and syringes).
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Eat healthy: Food choice matters little in the care of the hepatitis b patient, who is probably taking medication to keep the level of virus at bay. Should the dis ... Read More
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