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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

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

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Hepatitis B (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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Hepatitis b antibody.Standard 5 item HBV test, only HBV surface antibody present. How immune is this to a partner of HBV carrier status through sex?

Foolish: If someone is actively and acutely infected with hep b, even the idea of considering unprotected sexual intercourse is ridiculous. Just because immunization status shows immunity to hep b, this is not a 100% guarantee and there are still risks. ...Read more

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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

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

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Can washing vagina wit warm water and salt after having sex wit HBV carrier, protect?

Can washing vagina wit warm water and salt after having sex wit HBV carrier, protect?

No.: This cannot protect you. Use protection. Get tested too. Get the vaccine against Hepatitis B, within 24 hours of exposure if possible and finish the series on schedule. See http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HBV/PEP.htm ...Read more

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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. Hbsag - but antihbs 8 miuml?

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.
Hbsag -
but antihbs 8 miuml?

Immunity: This means he is getting immune and is not a carrier of the infection. These are normal. Didn't the pediatrician explain this? Ag equals antigen or infection; ab is antibody. ...Read more

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Is their any medicine for hepatitis b carriers?

Is their any medicine for hepatitis b carriers?

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