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Can Garlic Cure Hepatitis B
Sir, I have been haven abdominal pains for mor than 1 yr now and the test resulted Ulcer and hepatitis B. Please, can garlic, ginger and honey can do?
Medication: See a physician with expertise in management of hepatitis. There are now medications with which to treat this. Do it reasonably soon because the longer you live with this the greater the potential for permanent injury to the liver. This having been said, it is not an emergency. ...Read more
DNA inside nucleus: Hepatitis b dna (genetic material) gets inside the nucleus of liver cells and we do not know how to get it out. The ways we can control hbv are through a person's immune response, or with antiviral medications that prevent the virus from making copies of itself. Current hbv medications are very effective and well tolerated. People may also need screening for liver cancer. ...Read more
Sometimes: Hepatitis b patients usually recover completely and are immune. If it goes chronic, usually it can't be cured, though there's talk of cures with some of the new protocols. Hepatitis c usually goes chronic; the physician may try for a cure with intensive therapy and it may or may not work. ...Read more
4-6 months: Interferon is generally given for 4-6 months. In some settings, longer therapy may be needed. Generally about a third of patients will respond to this medication. It's advantage is that it is short term treatment (compared to long term treatment with the other antiviral medicines). You should discuss this treatment option with an expert in hepatitis b infection. ...Read more
Hep B and C: As of now, there are treatments that can absolutely CURE Hepatitis C. A cure for Hep B, however, is not available at this time, but, with treatment the viral load can be suppressed to non-detectable levels. Discuss with your doctor or a Gastroenterologist. There are many treatment options. ...Read more
YES THERE IS BUT:
There is cure for both Hep b&c but the problems are
There are side effects to treatment and for hep c it is very very expensive and beyond the reach of majority of Hep c infected people all over the world ...Read more
NO: Not developed yet.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes and no: It's possible to convert from e antigen (hbeag) to e antibody (hbeab) with treatment of hepatitis b. This is a good thing, as it means your hepatitis is less active and you are less infectious to others. However, hepatitis b itself is not considered to be 'curable, ' and conversions from surface antigen (hbsag) to surface antibody (hbsab) rarely happen. ...Read more
No cure for Hep B: There is no permanent cure available. The only thing would have been vaccinating for this common infection before you were exposed. Your viral load test is very low. It may not be active enough to put you on the hepatitis b medications that suppress the virus. But, if you have liver damage and your doctors are not treating you with the hepatitis b medications I would recommend that you ask why. ...Read more
Possible yes: Natural history of hepatitis b leads to strong immunity against disease without treatment, Lamivudine is used for hepatitis b that is chronic (your body is unable to buld a strong immune responde against it and when the disease endangeres your liver function. Basically the drug slows down viral replication. So there is a chance it may lead to a complete halt of viral replication ...Read more
No: Hepatitis b virus gets into the nucleus of liver cells, and its genetic information replicates when the liver cell does. So far, we don't know how to get that dna out of liver cells. Fortunately, many people are able to completely control hepatitis b with their own immune systems. If not, doctors may decide to put people on antiviral medications to stop the hepatitis b from making copies of itself. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my younger sister have hepatitis b which is detected recently. Her HBV DNA quantity is 18383. can she be cured?
Needs to see a GI: Some other tests may need to be ordered by a GASTROENTEROLOGIST to see if she needs to be treated. They are several good drugs available to suppress the viral load - although complete cure is rare to find. ...Read more
I was diagnose with chronic hepatitis b way back 2005, I don't take any medication since then... What is the possibility that I can be cured?
Yes and no:
Most adult onset cases are acute and never become chronic ("get it, got it, had it"). Patients have essentially cleared infection, and remain immune.
95% of infections at birth (endemic regions for chronic carriers, e.g. Far east, africa, middle east) become and stay chronic.
Depending on genotype, viral load, other factors patients may have better responses to meds to decrease, if not clear inf. ...Read more
Hepatitis B: You need to be seen and evaluated by an infectious diseases expert or a hepatologist. This may or may not require treatment, and there are new agents available with which to manage this. Go and get seen and assessed before severe liver damage occurs. Good luck. ...Read more
My younger sister has hepatitis b which is detected recently. Her HBV DNA quantity is 18383. Is there a cure for this?
No: She would do well to manage it. There may be a cure someday. Thanks for asking ...Read more
Is hepatitis b can be cured now and what medicine or suppliments can I take to cure or help my liver to be healty again?
Yes it can: Hepatitis b is a curable disease nowadays. Whether you can be cured 100% or not, no one will guarantee. No supplement has been shown to work on it, but prescription medications such interferon and some anti-viral meds, like ribavarin, will be able to help. Talk to your doc, have a comprehensive exam and determine whether you are a good candidate for treatment. ...Read more
Yes! (in some cases):
One of the reasons homeopathy impresses me so much is it has the potential to cure serious illnesses like chronic hep b. I have not personally treated this but many homeopaths have- here's a report of 2 successful cures: www. Homeopathyworldcommunity. Com/profiles/blogs/homoeopathy-can-cure-hepatitis
homeopathy is highly individualized, so there is no one standardized treatment- please see comment:. ...Read more
9 years ago I received hepatitis b treatment but it didn't cure it. I have had dmt2 for 4 yrs take onglyza (saxagliptin) 2.5mg & 500mg. A1c is 6.5. Is it ok?
Yes: Hgb A1c is considered a good diabetic control. ...Read more
Could Ayurveda have any medicine to cure chronic hepatitis b or atleast lower the viral load drastically?
Ayurvedic medicine: I am not an Ayurvedic practitioner. However, I do believe that many alternative therapies can have overall beneficial effects on a person's well being. This, in turn, may translate into better response to traditional treatments. I don't know if anyone can give a definitive answer to your question, but if a person feels calmer, better, with alt. Therapies, this can only be a good thing! ...Read more
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