Related Questions

Can a hepatitis b virus affected woman give birth to a child who will not have it?

Yes. Those who acquired the germ before pregnancy can still pass it on to their newborn. However, infant vaccination at birth with simultaneous administration of Hepatitis B Immune Globulin can often prevent transfer of the germ during the birth process. Consult with your OB and the pediatrician involved so the material will be available at delivery.

I'm a hepatitis b virus carriers, if I want a baby, will be transmitted baby? Can I feeding my milk to my baby? Who can see my chinese eng? Thanks!

Yes and no. Yes, you may carry the pregnancy and it is possible you may transmit the hep b to your baby. However, you may also prevent that through vaccination youself and infant, and give your baby immunogloblin. It may also reduced the risk of breast feeding.

My wife is HBV infected. Can a hepatitis b virus infected woman give birth to healthy child?

Yes. Those who acquired the germ before pregnancy can still pass it on to their newborn. However, infant vaccination at birth with simultaneous administration of Hepatitis B Immune Globulin can often prevent transfer of the germ during the birth process. Consult with your OB and the pediatrician involved so the material will be available at delivery.

How do u cure hepatitis B virus?

There is no cure. Most cases resolve on their own in 4-8 weeks or so. A small percentage of patients will have a chronic infection and be carriers. Best course is prevention with hep B vaccine and utilizing blood/body fluid precautions.

Could I recover from hepatitis b virus?

Yes. Most people recover completely with no residual infection. They develop a positive surface antibody (hbsab) and lose their surface antigen (hbsag). However, about 10% go on to develop chronic hepatitis, maintaining their hbsag. In such cases, cure isn't possible, but the infection can be treated with medications that will help to prevent complications.