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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)

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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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