A 41-year-old member asked:
is there any serious for pregnency women having hepatitis b?
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Dr. Martin BLACK answered
59 years experience Hepatology
Thanks for asking!: Hepatic deterioration in such a patient is possible but rare, a mor important issue is the risk of passing on the hepatitis to the newborn; she needs to have measurement of serum hbv dna. If elevated she should take a special medication (e.G viread).
Answered on Sep 24, 2013
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