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Is it true that hepatitis b curable?

Is it true that hepatitis b curable?

Yes: Most acute infections with hepatitis b resolve, many of them are without symptoms. In the 5% or so that become chronic, many of these are non progressive so the person, when they die, die with it and not of it. Be that as it may, there is treatment for hbv that can be curative in many cases. ...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


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Can you tell me is hepatitis C curable or treatable?

Can you tell me is hepatitis C curable or treatable?

Yes - curable: There are some new very good treatments out there even more on the horizen need to have access to routine care and stable environement to maximize cure rates which are as high as 90%. ...Read more

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Is hepatitis b curable?Just found out that hbag reactive when was pregnant..Gave birth already, bby got the vaccine.Will i be cured?

Is hepatitis b curable?Just found out that hbag reactive when was pregnant..Gave birth already, bby got the vaccine.Will i be cured?

Possibly: With the info available it is impossible to tell at what stage of infection the hepb is. If this was early, before your body developed antibodies you might still do this and eliminate it yourself. If it becomes chronic you will need to be evaluated to learn whether treatment is necessary. See either a hepatologist or an infectious diseases expert. ...Read more

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What does reactive hepatitis b means? is it curable? is it contagious?

What does reactive hepatitis b means? is it curable? is it contagious?

It depends: It depend specifically on what test is reactive. There are a dozen different kind of tests and your question is impossible to answer since you did not share exactly what test is positive. Reactive could mean immunity from vaccination to immunity from prior exposure to active disease. ...Read more

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My father has Hepatitis A positive is there any concern, is it curable?

My father has Hepatitis A positive is there any concern, is it curable?

More info: If a blood test reveals antibodies from a previous Hepatitis A infection, that is nothing to be worried about, it just means he will not get Hepatitis A again. It does not cause a persistent infection or cause chronic liver damage the way hepatitis B and hepatitis C can do. ...Read more

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My father has Hepatitis A IGN negative, but Hepatitis A IGG positive, what does this mean, is it curable?

My father has Hepatitis A IGN  negative, but Hepatitis A IGG positive, what does this mean, is it curable?

IgM?: Positive Hepatitis A IgG means that you had it in the past or else you had an immunization for it and are immune. Hepatitis A IgM means you have current infection if it is positive. Hepatitis A is the type you get at restuarants when there is an outbreak, it is rarely fatal and usually resolves on its own without treatment. It sounds like your father does not have it and is immune to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan fisher said except hepatitis b & c all std's are curable.Is it true?I've heard syphillis, gonorrhea, HIV can't be cured.They are only treatable.

Most, not yet HIV: Syphilis is curable with antibiotics if diagnosed early, i.e. Primary or 2ndary. Tertiary syphilis with neurologic deficits can never be cured, only stabilized & germs eliminated. Similar for gonorrhea, must be treated promptly to eliminate bacteria, complications of of urethral strictures in men can be cured. Infertility in both sexes frequently incurable. Hiv can be stabilized by meds, not cured. ...Read more

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Is heptatis b is curable?

Is heptatis b is curable?

What type?: Hepatitis b takes several forms. If you have chronic active hepatitis there is medication which ameliorates the illness although is seldom definitively curable. See a hepatologist. ...Read more