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Can Hepatitis B Carrier Be Cured
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
Hep b medicine: There multiple medications for hepatitis b however once with lowest resistance to virus is tenofovir (viread) interferon also use but has many adverse side effects. Treatment depends whether virus in immune tolerant (immune sleeping stage) or immune active (immune fighting stage) this is determine based on liver enzyme elevation and amount of virus in blood and specific marker hbeag. ...Read more
Yes: Yes by blood exposure or by sexual exposure. ...Read more
Probably not, vaccine: Hep b can be sexually transmitted, although more commonly it is through contaminated blood products or at birth in regions of endemic disease (far east, middle east, africa). One can get protection with a hep b vaccination (3 doses over 6 months) which appears to give lifelong immunity. If you are not immune to hep b (can check with blood test), get vaccinated; use condoms. ...Read more
Hep B: Hepatitis b can be either an acute or chronic infection. Some people may have the virus replicating in their system for the rest of their lives, whereas some people will be able to fight the infection and be left only with an antibody. For those with the chronic infection, it will can lay dormant in the body for years before it starts to replicate again and infect the liver. ...Read more
Sir what is the difference between hepatitis b active, inactive and carrier stae? Which is more dangerous?
Defined below: HBV active - you have no immunity, the virus is replicating at high levels and you have ongoing liver damage. HBV carrier - you have developed immunity, the virus is replicating but usually at lower levels and lower degree of liver damage. HBV inactive - you have immunity, the virus is not replicating and you have no liver damage. HBV carriers are at more risk because of length of time with HBV ...Read more
Is it unsafe for an inactive hepatitis b carrier to eat alcoholic food that has been cooked or flamed?
Good for you for being concerned about alcohol. Limiting alcohol consumption is important to protect your liver, especially if you have a viral hepatitis infection.
Heating food that has alcohol in it will evaporate the alcohol, leaving just the taste behind (like a red wine reduction sauce) so these are safe to eat.
Some people avoid all alcohol because of triggers and should be respected. ...Read more
I was diagnosed as a hepatitis b carrier with mild transaminitis. Does anyone knows what transaminitis mean?
Not recognized: Us fat reduction is not a recognized medical procedure. Us in itself is safe. ...Read more
Is it safe to take GNC pro performance amp ripped vitapak for an inactive carrier of hepatitis b patient?
My fiancee is pregnant, and she's a hepatitis b "carrier", is it going to affect our baby? Is she going to have hepatitis too?
Does GNC pro performance amp ripped vitapak program contain any steroids in them? I'm a carrier of hepatitis b and heard that I should avoid steroids
Not supposed to!: Steroids of any sort are supposed to be prescription only. Dietary supplements are not supposed to contain prescription medications, however, they are manufactured w/o 3rd party oversight and have been known to be contaminated by Anabolic steroids to achieve the promised/advertised effect. Oral Anabolic steroids are of concern to the liver but corticosteroids much less so. Talk to your family doc. ...Read more
My husband is a carrier of hepatitis b I think. I had the vaccination when inwas a baby. Can you educate me about hepatitis?
Hep b prevention: Women who become pregnant will get tested for hepatitis b. If you find out if you have an active infection with hepatitis b, is not in the world for your pregnancy because any neonatal exposure can be prevented and treated with antibodies given afterbirth and vaccines. ...Read more
My wife is a hepatitis b chronic carrier, she is complaining of severe chest pains as at now. What should we do? Is it okay for her to take "liv 52"?
Time to go to E.R.: Any man or woman who "is complaining of severe chest pains as at now" can be having a heart attack (can be fatal). She should to go to the emergency room by ambulance (she or a family member can call 911). If there is no heart attack after testing, then the other problems can be addressed. ...Read more
Avoid toxins: A healthy diet for you and most of the rest of us would consist of eating mostly a plant based diet void of the chemicals found in highly processed foods or antibiotics/hormones found in animal products from today's factory farms. Also, avoid alcohol in excess and hepatotoxic drugs and you can rest assured you are on the right path. Good luck! ...Read more
Hepatitis b transmit: The likelihood of becoming infected with HBV grows with the number of sexual partners a person has. Thus, promiscuous individuals are more likely to get HBV. Although I couldn't find an exact number for HBV, only approximately 2% of long-term, monogamous, sexual partners of HCV-infected people also test positive for HCV. HBV is probably similar. ...Read more
What is the risk/chance for hepatitis b from one time unprotected vaginal exposure with carrier with high virus load?
1984: Babies began being vaccinated for a Hep B in 1984. Are you sure you are not already immune? ...Read more
I'm having hepatitisb from last few years. It's in dormant stage, I'm termed as carrier of hepatitis b. Suggest treatment to get rid of this. Yogi. Ind?
Wait for progress: We have no way of eliminating the hepatiits b carrier state once it is established. I'm glad it's gone dormant, but continue to be followed. Anyone telling you otherwise is mistaken. We may hope for scientific progress to make it possible for you to clear the virus, for you own sake and that of those who care for you. ...Read more
Virus is just there.: Carrier status=you have the virus in your body but fortunately is not causing any problem for you. Your body is somehow keeping the virus well-behaved and no affecting your liver. However, you can still transmit the virus. I.E via needle sharing/body fluid, or from mother to child in utero or birth. Make sure you follow doc regular to make sure it does not turn active. Get vaccinated. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes.: It is possible. The rate of clearance is low - maybe 1% per year or so. The diagnosis of the inactive carrier state and clearance can both be tricky so be sure you are speaking with someone knowledgeable about Chronic Hep B. ...Read more
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