A 28-year-old male asked:
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medication for hepatitis b?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a GI doctor: Particularly one who deals in liver infections. This is a complex subject and too detailed for 400 word discussion, with many varient assessments and options. Go see somebody soon.
Answered on Apr 15, 2013
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
45 years experience General Practice
Many medications: Experts for treatment of hepatitis generally agreed that no treatment for acute hepatitis B infection. For chronic infection the use of medications depends on complicated multi factors such as what kind of antigen and antibody, viral load, state of liver disease as reflected by liver enzymes ALT, AST , the result of liver biopsy. The presence of HIV, liver cirrhosis, age of patients etc.
Answered on Jan 22, 2017
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