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How is hep b transmitted?

How is hep b transmitted?

Just like HIV: In very much the same way as hiv: through unprotected sex, especially intercourse, and through blood exposure (e.g. Shared needles and syringes). ...Read more

Dr. Anne Larson
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Hepatitis B (Definition)

A serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus that's easily ...Read more


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What are the food for hep b pt.

What are the food for hep b pt.

Eat healthy: Food choice matters little in the care of the hepatitis b patient, who is probably taking medication to keep the level of virus at bay. Should the disease progress and the liver fail, which in a compliant patient is unlikely today, restricting protein may help some. Otherwise, a healthy diet with relatively little grease and sugar (people overeat these), plus aerobic exercise, is your best idea. ...Read more

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What is immunity to hep b mean?

What is immunity to hep b mean?

You're done: It means you can no longer be infected, either because you had hepatitis b and recovered from it, or because you were vaccinated and the vaccine was effective. ...Read more

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Wat is the medication for hep b?

Wat is the medication for hep b?

Depends: There are several treatments for hepatitis b, but choosing one depends on the length of your exposure. For immediate treatment after infection: vaccination + globulins are given. For chronic stable: adefovir, pegylate interferon or/and entecavir. For chronic: there are several combinations of drugs acting on two of the virus's receptors. Please seek treatment from your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What does immunity to hep b mean?

What does immunity to hep b mean?

Positive antibody: It means you can't be infected because you have protective antibodies, either from past infection or vaccination. ...Read more

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What food should u eat with hep b?

What food should u eat with hep b?

Not the key: Comply with treatment and eat sensibly. Food choices are not the key to managing this or most other disease. Ignore silly stuff on the Internet and trust evidence-based medicine. Hepatitis B is serious business. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why is my hep b surface ab so high?

You are immune!: To HBV anyway! the presence of a surface antibody to hepatitis b implies immunity. ...Read more

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Why does the hep b shot hurt so much?

Why does the hep b shot hurt so much?

Hard to say.: All vaccines are designed to stimulate the immune system so there is always some local pain due to the influx of immune type cells. Sometimes a vaccine can be injected close to a nerve or structure that is sensitive making the pain a bit more difficult. ...Read more

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In what ways are hep. B and c transmitted?

In what ways are hep. B and c transmitted?

Blood: Hepatitis b and c are both blood borne illnesses. They are transmitted from mother to child during birth. Sharing needles is the riskiest behavior for acquiring these infections. ...Read more

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How long does it take to be cured of hep b?

How long does it take to be cured of hep b?

No cure: It's uncommon to be completely cured of hepatitis b. One achievable goal is to go from having a positive hbeag to a positive hbeab ("e antigen" to "e antibody" conversion) with treatment, which means your virus is less active and less infectious. A small number of people convert from hbsag to hbsab ("surface antigen" conversion), which is about as close as you get to a cure. ...Read more

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I tested positive for hep b. What happens next?

I tested positive for hep b. What happens next?

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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My hep b surf ab is <2.00 what does that mean?

Depends: Were you immunized against hbv? If you were, your antibody has waned but you are likely still immune. If not, you are susceptible to HBV unless...You are a chronic carrier of hbv...If that is it, your hbsag and anti-hbc will both be +. ...Read more

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What to do about hep b results help me!!!!!!!!!?

Need more info: there are many test to evaluate hepatitis B (antigens, antibodies, viral load, genotype, etc). I would need to know which ones are positive and negative. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have reactive hep b surface ab?

Vaccinated: a reactive hep B surface antibody test is seen when you have received the Hep B vaccine. no worries. ...Read more

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I'm positive for hep b surface ab, should I be worried?

Not necessarily: Your body makes hep b surface antibody in response to the hepatitis b vaccine. It can also make it to the hepatitis b virus. If you've been vaccinated, it's more likely to be due to the first reason. If you're still concerned though, a test for hep b surface antigen and a liver function panel should clear things up. Most likely, they were checking your immunity status. ...Read more

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What are the most complicated diseases if you have hep. B?

What are the most complicated diseases if you have hep. B?

Liver cancer: The most serious one complication is liver cancer. The others are liver cirrhosis, liver failure, kidney problem, and hepatitis d infection. ...Read more

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I have had hep b since i was a child --what can I do for it?

Do nothing: It is now understood and believed that if you have been immunised with three doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine it will give you lifelong protection.It was believed in the past that immunity will last for 5to7 years, you do not need a booster dose if you want to be 100% sure about your immune status, than you can have antibody titer to confirm the immunity which is recommended for certain healthcare work. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is a hep b carrier. What can I do to avoid catching it?

Get immunized: Hopefully you already are immunized. Double-check to be sure of your immune status. And if he is being treated, or if he's lucky, he may not be infectious. ...Read more

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Should you stay with someone you love if they told you they had hep b?

Should you stay with someone you love if they told you they had hep b?

Yes you can: You can if you get immunised and take precautions untill you acquire immunity, proved by blood test. ...Read more