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Doctor insights on: Hepatitis B Can Take Zyrtec Medicine

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Would it be safe for a person to take up medicine even if he/she is hepatitis b positive?

Would it be safe for a person to take up medicine even if he/she is hepatitis b positive?

Yes: There are a variety of fields in "medicine". If it is your passion to pursue one do so. Need to assess risks of transmission, wear gloves, do not expose others to open incisions or cuts, etc. ...Read more

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What are the medicine to take in hepatitis b?

What are the medicine to take in hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B: Assuming the clinical presentation is such that medications are warranted, the current first line pharmaceuticals used are pegylated interferon alfa, entecavir, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. This is a complex disease and the patient should be under the care of a specialist. ...Read more

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I have hepatitis b what is the best drug do I suppose to take?

I have hepatitis b what is the best drug do I suppose to take?

There are: Specific drugs and you should be followed by your PCP who may want you to see an expert in hepatitis
The treatment depends upon the stage of hepatitis B you have...more testing may be necessary!

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Might it be that a a person having hepatitis b take both allopathy and siddha medicines?

Might it be that a a person having hepatitis b take both allopathy and siddha medicines?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as there no studies done for grug interaction between allopathic meds and various siddha meds. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How long could hepatitis b takes to activate?

Not sure what...: You are referring to but the average incubation period to develop symptoms after exposure is 100 days. ...Read more

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What are the most effective drugs for hepatitis b?

Viread and Baraclude (entecavir): These are currently the 2 best oral drugs on the market to suppress viral load with low resistance. ...Read more

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Liver and hepatitis b; what medecines shall be used?

Several: Are available such as lamivudine, helps era, etc. Depends on your viral load beset a hepatologist. ...Read more

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Are there any approved drugs to treat chronic hepatitis b?

Are there any approved drugs to treat chronic hepatitis b?

Yes, but....: There are drugs used to treat chronic hepatitis b infections, but not everyone needs, or should, be on them. This is too complicated to fully discuss on this board, you need to see a liver specialist, or infectious disease specialist, to review your individual situation, and then make appropriate recommendations. ...Read more

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Which medicine and foods are good for the infection of hepatitis b?

Food irrelevant: When you have acute hepatitis b, you don't take medications, and what you eat doesn't matter. When you have chronic hepatitis b, you take medications to suppress it, and what you eat still doesn't matter. What does matter is avoiding alcohol. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a person to use medicine if he/she is hepatitis b positive?

Is it okay for a person to use medicine if he/she is hepatitis b positive?

With caution: Being hepatitis b positive (carrier state) and having the disease are different. I think it is wise that you read and ask always if these medications are processed to through the liver to be safe since hepatitis affects the liver; avoid those or use sparingly...Including alcohol! ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good homeopathic medicines against hepatitis b chronic?

Recommend Against: Many homeopathic medications can be harmful to the liver. They are just more chemicals that the liver has to process (yes, homeopathic medications are chemicals). If cirrhosis is present, this can be even worse. Milk thistle is likely to be safe, but there is no clear data that this is beneficial. Many of my patients feel better taking it, however. ...Read more

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How many years it takes for hepatitis b and c to damage the liver completely?

How many years it takes for hepatitis b and c to damage the liver completely?

Undetermined: Everyone is different. It depends on the body's immune system. Some may not even develop damage. Some may progress to scarring (cirrhosis) after 5-10 yrs. ...Read more

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Tomorrow I should take the second dose of hepatitis b But I have cold and flu Can I take it?

Tomorrow I should take the second dose of hepatitis b But I have cold and flu Can I take it?

Usually yes: A person does not need to delay a hepatitis B vaccination just because he is having flu symptoms or cold symptoms. That said, there is usually no urgency to getting the vaccine that exact day, so it is usually fine to wait a week or two to get the vaccine, if the patient does not want to get the vaccine while sick. He can ask his doctor for an opinion, regarding his specific circumstances. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take GNC pro performance amp ripped vitapak for an inactive carrier of hepatitis b patient?

Probably: Probably ok at low doses. Easiest way to make sure is to get liver function tests (blood tests) before starting the supplement and then after taking it for a few weeks. Avoid heavy alcohol use. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Can be treated: Chronic hepatitis b can be treated with fda approved medications, but cure rates vary. Seek out the consultation of a liver specialist (hepatologist) to further investigate your treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for hepatitis b?

See a specialist: This is a rapidly changing area and seeing a liver specialist is the best way to find the best current medication. From an alternative stand point I recommend silver shield brand of colloidal silver. It's unique molecular structure sets up an electromagentic resonance that causes clumping of active viral RNA preventing insertion into new host cells www. Medacpc. Com. ...Read more

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What initial tests do I need to take if I have hepatitis b?

Hep B: If you have chronic hep b, then your doctor will follow liver function tests, hep b viral dna load, hep b eag/ab. You may also need surveillance for liver cancer with regular liver sonogram and AFP (a tumor marker blood test). ...Read more

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Can hepatitis B be drug induced?

Yes: I am not sure, but I think what you are asking is if you can get Hep B by using IV drugs (like heroin)? If so, the answer is unfortunately yes. Sexual contact and shared needles can both result in Hep B transmission, which is spread via blood or bodily fluids. My advice is, always practice safe sex, don't share needles, get vaccinated against Hep B, and get tested. ...Read more

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Can a person with hepatitis b take alcohol?

Can a person with hepatitis b take alcohol?

It really depends: If you have significant and active hepatitis b then alcohol consumption, especially in large amount, can cause much trouble. If your status is just a carrier/not active, then small amount (one drink) here and there is likely to be ok. Alcohol and hepatitisc don't mix well. I would recommend finding out your status with your doc and arrange for regular follow-up. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the probable symptoms of hepatitis b in a drug user?

Sometimes no symptom: Hep b is a virus which can cause liver disease, including liver failure, but often shows no symptoms for years, even though it is doing damage. Symptoms can be vague: nausea, fatigue, decreased appetite, changes in skin coloring, abdominal pain. Hep b is detected by a blood test, and if you don't carry the virus, you can get a vaccine against it. Hep c is similar, but deadlier & no vaccine yet. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of hepatitis B? What are the symptoms of hepatitis B? What are some drugs given to a hepatitis B patient?

What are the possible causes of hepatitis B? What are the symptoms of hepatitis B? What are some drugs given to a hepatitis B patient?

It's a virus: Hepatitis B is a virus transmitted by coming in contact with the blood/body fluids of someone infected. Symptoms can be mild to severe & appear within 1-4 months: abdominal pain, dark urine, fever, joint pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue & yellowing of skin (jaundice). Acute hepatitis B often resolves with rest/good nutrition. Chronic: antivirals/interferon/liver transplant. ...Read more

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Should I take hepatitis b 3rd shot 2 days early instead of 22 jan. My 1st was done on 7.22.14.we want to try for baby and I am suppose to OV on 20jan.

Should I take hepatitis b 3rd shot 2 days early instead of 22 jan. My 1st was done on 7.22.14.we want to try for baby and I am suppose to OV on 20jan.

It doesn't matter: It doesn't matter if you take it 2 days earlier or after 2 days; it also doesn't matter if you take it with ovulation or conception. ...Read more

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Can I take a bath or shower if I have hepatitis b?

Can I take a bath or shower if I have hepatitis b?

Yes: Yes you can. Make sure you followup on this. If true chronic infection, you may need treatment in future. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what herbal medicines can help cure for hepatitis b?

None: No herbals will cure hepatitis b.
There are medications to stop viral replication, and treatment is usually for many months even years. Some people need to take treatment lifelong. ...Read more

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