Precautions for hepatitis b carriers?

Hep B. Hepatitis is usually blood born virus. That means it can be spread via needles, blood transfusion, blood contaminated equipment. It can also be spread via sexual intercourse and saliva. Beat way to protect others around you is by vaccination.

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Is their any medicine for hepatitis b carriers?

Hep b medicine. There multiple medications for hepatitis b however once with lowest resistance to virus is tenofovir(viread) interferon also use but has many adverse side effects. Treatment depends whether virus in immune tolerant(immune sleeping stage) or immune active(immune fighting stage) this is determine based on liver enzyme elevation and amount of virus in blood and specific marker hbeag. Read more...

Now diagnosed as a hepatitis b carrier with mild transaminitis. What does transaminitis mean?

Liver enzymes. Enough of your liver cells are bad-hurt or dying off and being replaced that the enzymes (AST/SGOT and ALT/SGPT) from inside of them is much increased in your blood. Get you hep b managed. Best wishes. Read more...

Is it unsafe for an inactive hepatitis b carrier to eat alcoholic food that has been cooked or flamed?

Not unsafe. Good for you for being concerned about alcohol. Limiting alcohol consumption is important to protect your liver, especially if you have a viral hepatitis infection. Heating food that has alcohol in it will evaporate the alcohol, leaving just the taste behind (like a red wine reduction sauce) so these are safe to eat. Some people avoid all alcohol because of triggers and should be respected. Read more...

I was diagnosed as a hepatitis b carrier with mild transaminitis. Does anyone knows what transaminitis mean?

Elevated AST ALT. - itis = inflammation. transaminases = liver enzymes, AST and ALT. transaminitis = elevation of AST and ALT. it should not be 2/2 HBV though if you are indeed just a carrier - something else going on? Read more...

I have just been diagnosed as a hepatitis b chronic carrier. How to tell if I am an active or passive carrier?

The word active. Is this context refers to chronic active hepatitis ...There is no chronic passive form. Many people who carry hbv have no liver disease, some however have abnormal liver tests and some of these have chronic active hbv. This is best evaluated by liver biopsy and if present, antihbv treatmentis important. Read more...
Regular blood tests. Your doctor will need to monitor your hep b dna viral load and liver function tests every 6 months. Read more...

Is hepatitis b carrier can affect his family or himself?

Hepatitis B carrier. Hepatitis b is usually transmitted either through blood or sexual contact. It is easy to get protected against hepatitis b with hepatitis b vaccine. Family members should get tested and immunized if not already exposed or immune. Many hepatitis b carriers eventually become immune and are no longer carriers. Read more...

My fiancee is a hepatitis b carrier, am I going to get it too?

Probably not,vaccine. Hep b can be sexually transmitted, although more commonly it is through contaminated blood products or at birth in regions of endemic disease (far east, middle east, africa). One can get protection with a hep b vaccination (3 doses over 6 months) which appears to give lifelong immunity. If you are not immune to hep b (can check with blood test), get vaccinated; use condoms. Read more...
At risk. Hepatitis b is transmitted through blood and body fluids including saliva (kissing, sharing drinks) and semen (sex). If you received the 3 dose series of the hep b vaccine before you met your fiancé you should be protected from the disease. Your doctor can check titers to see if you are immune or have been infected. S/he can also give you the vaccine. Read more...