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Hepatitis A Ab Reactive
Depends: The presence of antibody against hepatitis b surface antigen indicates affected individual is protected against hepatitis b, usually through hepatitis b vaccination. However, the presence of antibody against hepatitis b core antigen indicates an active hepatitis b infection. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more
I have hepatitis C diagnosed. My last lab test had a hepatitis a ab reactive. How bad is my case ?
Can't tell: Your hepatitis a antibody just tell me that you have recovered from or been immunized against hepatitis a in the past. Hepatitis c is serious and i would urge you to seek treatment if you want to lead a long life of good quality. The two infections are unrelated. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Nothing: If you have a positive test for hepatitis b antibodies, it means you have been exposed to the virus and had an immune reaction to it; or, you were vaccinated, and have an immune reaction to the viral components in the vaccine. It does not mean you are infected with the virus; that would require a positive hepatitis b antigen test. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hepatitis Lab test: By itself, the total antibody test tells only part of the story. Reactive basically means positive. If you were vaccinated for Hep A, the total Ab will be reactive, so that is good. If you were ever exposed to Hep A, it will also be reactive. You need the IgM and symptoms to see if it's a recent infection. IgG indicates prior infection and helps you resist a new infection. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
You're protected!: Hepatitis b surface antigen means you have active virus. If your surface antigen is negative, and your surface antibody is positive, then (except in very rare circumstances) you are not infected and your antibody protection is complete. Hepatitis b surface antibody is acquired either following vaccination, or after you have cleared a past infection. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Dad's oncologist ordered tests before starting chemo and radiation next month but showed reactive to hepatitis A Ab total will this cause problems?
Hep A ab: The presence of Hep A antibody could mean either current or PAST infection with Hep A because"Total Hep A ab" measures both IgM (active disease) and IgG (old disease). The IgG antibody lasts for years. If the other liver tests (ALT, AST) are normal, this would indicate past infection, and nothing to worry about. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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