Help! I've been having chronic hepatitis b how dangerous is this virus?

Needs follow up. it can lead to liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. it can be controlled with medications. seek assistance from your gastroenterologist / hepatologist.

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If HBV DNA virus is supressed in chronic hepatitis b then we have a chance of liver complication?

Yes. yes, it is possible. majority of people's bodies are able to fight off Hep B, but if the immune system has not done the job, then low levels can remain dormant and tend to resurface/replicate with stressful situations-being mental stress, severe physical trauma or immune stress. should have regular liver function tests for monitoring. Read more...

Can having chronic hepatitis b mean that I most likely have hiv?

Absolutely NOT. They are 2 completely separate infections. I would recommend getting tested for HIV as if present, prognosis for hep b is worse. But there are lots of people with just chronic hep b infection. It is not so bad as long as you get regular f/u and treatment if liver affected. Read more...

What can I do if I'm suffering from chronic hepatitis b?

Hepatitis B. First thing you will want to do is to speak with your primary care provider who can refer you to the appropriate specialist (usually an infectious disease specialist). Several blood test will need to be done to determine if you need treatment. Not everyone needs to be treated right away. Read more...