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Doctor insights on: Hepatitis B Viral Load Range

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Dr. Anne Larson
1,031 doctors shared insights

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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I am suffer from hepatitis b my viral load is reduced from 5000 to 3 point at last year 2012. This year till not checked. Pl advis shall i go 2 marry?

I am suffer from hepatitis b my viral load is reduced from 5000 to 3 point at last year 2012. This year till not checked. Pl advis shall i go 2 marry?

Get married: Anyone with hepatitis b infection should make sure that their partners and other people they live with get vaccinated for hepatitis b. That will help protect your loved ones. I am not sure what "3 point" means, but this is a low viral load. The viral load and liver enzymes need to be measured about twice a year so stay in touch with your health provider. ...Read more

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I have a hepatitis b for past 2 years. Shall i go to marry. Pl tell it is dangerous disease? Pl tell the life time: viral load <3.8 iu/ml

I have a hepatitis b for past 2 years. Shall i go to marry. Pl tell it is dangerous disease? Pl tell the life time: viral load <3.8 iu/ml

You can get married: Have your future wedding partner immunised with series of hepatitieb vaccine if not already given, and to be sure check the surface antibody level to confeirm the immunity to hepatitis b. ...Read more

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Healthy diet for a hepatitis b carrier. Viral load of 2255?

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

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Could Ayurveda have any medicine to cure chronic hepatitis b or atleast lower the viral load drastically ?

Could Ayurveda have any medicine to cure chronic hepatitis b or atleast lower the viral load drastically ?

Ayurvedic medicine: I am not an Ayurvedic practitioner. However, I do believe that many alternative therapies can have overall beneficial effects on a person's well being. This, in turn, may translate into better response to traditional treatments. I don't know if anyone can give a definitive answer to your question, but if a person feels calmer, better, with alt. therapies, this can only be a good thing! ...Read more

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Could homeopathy have any medicine to cure chronic hepatitis b or atleast lower the viral load drastically ?

Could homeopathy have any medicine to cure chronic hepatitis b or atleast lower the viral load drastically ?

Collaborative care: A homeopath may be able to help you with hepatitis b, in collaboration with conventional medical care. There are over 100 remedies that include liver inflammation (hepatitis) in their complete symptoms. It's important to realize that homeopathy is not the kind of medicine that eliminates viruses, but it can strengthen the individual's resilience so that s/he can better fight off infection. ...Read more

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Is there a need for treatment when your HBV viral load is normal, negative hbseg but positive for hepatitis b?

Probably not: Assuming your liver function tests are normal (alt < 19), then you are probably a hep b carrier and need to monitored every 6 months for re-activation. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with hep b 2 mos ago..viral load was 12,000..dr said come back in 6 mos..I'm curious of viral load..should I get tested again?

Recently diagnosed with hep b 2 mos ago..viral load was 12,000..dr said come back in 6 mos..I'm curious of viral load..should I get tested again?

Low viral load: Hep B infection may be either acute or chronic. In self-limiting infection you clear infection spontaneously within weeks to months. More than 95% of people who become infected as adults or older children will stage a full recovery and develop protective immunity to the virus. Individuals who remain HBsAg positive for at least six months are considered to be hepatitis B carriers. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more