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Is Hepatitis 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
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
Yes, for many: we're seeing response rates in the 90+ % range. ...Read more
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
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
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
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