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A 30-year-old female asked:

i am positive in chronic hepatitis b and my doctor wants me to drink zeffix limuvidine treatment would this help me get well or is just for prevention?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Hepatitis B: No. Your doctor is giving you medicine to stop the hepatitis from staying active. The medication suppresses the viruses ability to reproduce. It is not a cure but the closest thing to it. Once you start this medication, however, you must always take it. This is very good treatment and your doctor is working to save your life.

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Last updated Jun 9, 2013

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