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What can be done to cure hepatitis b?

What can be done to cure hepatitis b?

Medication: See a physician with expertise in management of hepatitis. There are now medications with which to treat this. Do it reasonably soon because the longer you live with this the greater the potential for permanent injury to the liver. This having been said, it is not an emergency. ...Read more

Dr. Anne Larson
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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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Why hepatitis b is so difficult to cure?

DNA inside nucleus: Hepatitis b dna (genetic material) gets inside the nucleus of liver cells and we do not know how to get it out. The ways we can control hbv are through a person's immune response, or with antiviral medications that prevent the virus from making copies of itself. Current hbv medications are very effective and well tolerated. People may also need screening for liver cancer. ...Read more

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Could hepatitis b & c be cured completely?

Could hepatitis b & c be cured completely?

Yes: Hepatitis c can be cured completely. Hepatitis b can be controlled, sometimes "cured" however it usually remains in your liver dna and can re-activate in certain occasions. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could hepatitis b & c be cured completely?

Sometimes: Hepatitis b patients usually recover completely and are immune. If it goes chronic, usually it can't be cured, though there's talk of cures with some of the new protocols. Hepatitis c usually goes chronic; the physician may try for a cure with intensive therapy and it may or may not work. ...Read more

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Cure for hepatitis b?

Cure for hepatitis b?

No: There's no cure, but there is effective suppressive therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hepatitis b?

Is there a cure for hepatitis b?

HBV treatment: Hepatitis b when chronic is very hard to cure but certainly with current medications can be controlled just like diabetes. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hepatitis b or c?

Is there a cure for hepatitis b or c?

YES THERE IS BUT: There is cure for both Hep b&c but the problems are There are side effects to treatment and for hep c it is very very expensive and beyond the reach of majority of Hep c infected people all over the world ...Read more

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How many interferon for hepatitis b to be cured?

How many interferon for hepatitis b to be cured?

4-6 months: Interferon is generally given for 4-6 months. In some settings, longer therapy may be needed. Generally about a third of patients will respond to this medication. It's advantage is that it is short term treatment (compared to long term treatment with the other antiviral medicines). You should discuss this treatment option with an expert in hepatitis b infection. ...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