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Life Expectancyof Hep B
Hbv DNA is 13160iu/ml. Hepatitis b surface antigen negative. Chronic hepatitis b take tenofo b for 3 month? Sir tell my stage and condition?
Liver doctor: Your liver doctor would be the one answering this question the best. ...Read more
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Hbv DNA is 13160iu/ml. Hepatitis b surface antigen negative. Chronic hepatitis b take tenofo b for 3 month? hepatologist answer me. tell my condition?
Your condition: Needs more information and test to determine the stage of your chronic active hepatitus B. Viral load do not correlate with the stage of liver damage or fibrosis ...Read more
Depends: Prognosis depends on the stage of cirrhosis or if there are sogns of decompensation. However, there is reversal of damage with treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Treatment won't reverse all the damage, but if it's been working so far, it will slow it down and sometimes reverse it partly. Hang in there, and good luck. ...Read more
Quite variable: Some have very indolent, low grade infection with little liver damage and those have an essentially normal life span. Others have much more inflammation in their livers that lead to scarring, cirrhosis and possibly liver cancer. Early intervention in these latter cases can prevent a bad outcome. Many people with chronic hbv die with it, not of it. ...Read more
Yes: In the canadian registry study, life expectancy was reduced by 4->7 yrs, and in the danish registry study, life expectancy was reduced by 10-> 12 years. Quality of life is affected by physical symptoms such as difficulty with mobility, fatigue, problems with social functioning, impaired mood and pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Yes: Most acute HBV infections clear spontaneously. Chronic HBV has a certain clearance rate per year but also can be treated. ...Read more
Prevention: Hep b is one of the most durable & dangerous hepatitis viruses & the cause of chronic unrecognized liver disease in infants. Administration of the hepatitis vaccine & globulin at birth has been shown to prevent the spread from a mother with active b, to the child at birth & later in life. Since this was started in hawaii > two decades ago, the rate of liver failure in the state has dropped. ...Read more