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Hi dr.I just want to ask if i can still travel to the us if I am a HBV carrier?Is there any cure or medicine that i can take for this kind of disease
Yes for travel.: Hepatitis b is a non-issue for a b1 visa to the usa. Globally, hepb is unfortunately a very common viral infection of the liver that increases risk of eventual liver cancer. There are many standard treatments, as well as research treatment protocols, available to patients with hepb. ...Read more
Hepatitis b is a viral liver disease. Until vaccines were developed this was a very common cause of hepatitis, and still is in some countries. Hep b is a progressive chronic disease which can lead to cirrhosis and also to cancer of the liver. It is also implicated in the causation ...Read more
Can i go travel to the us if I am an HBV carrier?Is there any cure or medicine that i can take to get rid of this disease?
You can travel: You can travel to us and do not require blood test for hbv.Only time you may or may not need blood test is if you are applying for immigration and green card you may need blood test treatment depends on whether you have active hepatitis or not and you should consult a hepatologist and treatment cosists of injections once a week travel to usa no problem. ...Read more
Hi doctors, i want to have babies in the future can I get pregnant and have some kids if I am HBV carrier?
Im an HBV carrier what is the right thing to do so i can go travel to the us & visit my bf?Is it require to have a blood test for aplying tourist visa
No test for travel?: Haven't heard of any requirements regarding hbv, for travel to the U.S. There are hbv carriers all over the world, including here in the U.S. If a person is a carrier, she should be sure all the people she has blood contact with, or sexual contact with, are vaccinated (unless a person's doctor says vaccination shouldn't be done). Her own household contacts should also be vaccinated. ...Read more
Baby born to mom HBV carrier. Soon he received hbig & 1st HBV vaccine and after 2&3 add when boy's 1-6 month and got test.
but antihbs 8 miuml?
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