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Is there a cure for a hepatitis b infection?

Is there a cure for a hepatitis b infection?

Tincture of time: Most cases of acute HBV infection outside the perinatal period will resolve on their own (tincture of time). Chronic HBV infection can require medication. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by many things, such as alcohol overuse, excess sugar consumption, viral infections, autoimmune disorders, certain medications, ...Read more


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Is there a cure for chronic hepatitis b?

Is there a cure for chronic hepatitis b?

Yes and no: Most adult onset cases are acute and never become chronic ("get it, got it, had it"). Patients have essentially cleared infection , and remain immune. 95% of infections at birth (endemic regions for chronic carriers, e.g. Far east, africa, middle east) become and stay chronic. Depending on genotype, viral load, other factors patients may have better responses to meds to decrease, if not clear inf. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic treatment to cure viral hepatitis b (chronic and carrier)?

Is there a homeopathic treatment to cure viral hepatitis b (chronic and carrier)?

Yes! (in some cases): One of the reasons homeopathy impresses me so much is it has the potential to cure serious illnesses like chronic hep b. I have not personally treated this but many homeopaths have- here's a report of 2 successful cures: www.Homeopathyworldcommunity.Com/profiles/blogs/homoeopathy-can-cure-hepatitis homeopathy is highly individualized, so there is no one standardized treatment- please see comment:. ...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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Is there a cure for hep C ?

Is there a cure for hep C ?

Yes: Yes, today there are several effective treatment that can cure Hep C, with little to no side effects. ...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 treatment for hep virus c cirrhosis?

Is there a treatment for hep virus c cirrhosis?

Yes: The full answer is yes and no. The treatment depends on multifactos including type of hepatitis c, stage of cirrhosis. Treatment option varies. It could be from medication alone or transplant in selected cases. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for chronic hives?

Is there a cure for chronic hives?

No: There is no cure , however there are treatments which will help the symptoms. Most common treatments include antihistamines( such as zyrtec, benadryl), h2 blockers( zantac, pepcid). If blood work shows positive antithyroid antibodies, medications like synthroid (thyroxine) may help. Prednisone, Cyclosporine are also available, but they have a lot of side effects. A promising treatment in studies is xolair. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for alcoholism?

Is there a cure for alcoholism?

No: Alcohol can produce physical and psychological dependance. While there is no cure of alcoholism, treatments do exist. Psychological counselling and support (aa for example) along with medications can help. Acamprosate can decrease the relapse rate. Disulfiram produces severe nausea when alcohol is ingested and makes drinking unpleasant. Naltrexone can decrease the craving for alcohol. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for liver disease?

Is there a cure for liver disease?

Depends on cause: There are many types of liver disease. Some liver diseases are caused by viruses like Hepatitis A,B,C. Some liver diseases are caused by medications, alcohol or drugs. Some liver diseases usually resolve on their own like Hepatitis A. Some have treatment but no cure and some are curable. You would need to know what type of liver disease you have to know if it is curable. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for chronic bronchitis?

Is there a cure for chronic bronchitis?

No...: Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is a slowly progressive and incurable disease. Treatments are aimed at controlling symptoms and decreasing airway inflammation. Avoiding smoking is needed to prevent this disease and smoking cessation is needed to decrease airway inflammation. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for vdrl disease?

Is there a cure for vdrl disease?

Yes, which one: What do you mean by vdrl disease? If you mean syphilis, it can usually be cured by penicillin injection. If you mean venereal diseases in general, it depends on the type of infection and some are curable, others are treatable to control the lesions but are not curable. ...Read more

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Can there be a treatment or cure for hepatitis C that is affordable?

Can there be a treatment or cure for hepatitis C that is affordable?

Yes: All the major pharmaceutical companies that make medications to cure hepatitis c have programs that will provide free medication if you meet income requirements. Talk to you doctor about these programs and how to pay for lab tests to make sure that you are responding and are not being hurt by the medications. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for pernicious anemia?

Is there a cure for pernicious anemia?

Treatable: This condition can be well treated with life-long use of B12 injections or nasal sprays and results in normalisation of the blood counts. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for a hepatitis b infection?

What is the remedy for a hepatitis b infection?

Antiviral therapy: Not everybody with chronic hepatitis b infection needs to be treated. It is important to go to a doctor who has experience with hbv management. If someone does need treatment, Entecavir and tenofovir are very powerful and well-tolerated medications that prevent the hbv from making copies of itself. Once started, they may need to be taken for many years. Both can reduce the risk of liver disease. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for acute hepatitis?

Is there any treatment for acute hepatitis?

Mostly not: Except for acute hepatitis c which is uncommonly seen, acute hepatitis a and b are usually self-limited and do not generally require therapy. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for anemia?

Is there a cure for anemia?

Depends on the cause: Anemia is a low red blood cell (rbc) count; this can also be defined by a low hemoglobin level, which is the protein that carries oxygen in the rbc. Anemia is either due to decreased production of rbcs (ie dietary) or increased destruction/loss (ie bleeding). Many of these causes are treatable/curable, but require diagnosis first. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for chronic pain?

Is there a cure for chronic pain?

Not a cure: No, there are treatments and some work well to reduce the chronic pain. However, there is no cure for chronic pain. That said, if a reversible cause were found for a chronic pain, then that particular pain could be eliminated. ...Read more

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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