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.

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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. Read more...

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. Read more...

Can a hepatitis b virus carrier get rid of it?

Complicated, but RX. Too complicated to get into details here. However, there are meds available to help get rid of carrier state, and lower viral count. See your doc re: your individual details of infection. Read more...

Can a hepatitis b virus carier have unprotected sex if his partner has received the hepatitis b injection? The count for the virus is 500

Not responsible! No, since you're not certain that your partner completed the series of vaccination and responded to the Hepatitis B Vaccine with adequately protective titers of anti-hepatitis b antibodies. If you have detectable virus you can transmit it! please be responsible ; respect the health of others. Read more...
Yes if... The partner has received 3 doses of vaccination and has developed adequate response to vaccination. Read more...

Normal liver function, should need to treat? I was a hepatitis b virus carriers. What drugs can clear the hepatitis b virus.

Doubtful. Asymptomatic carriage of hep b is common, although some hepatologists would recommend biopsy to be certain that the status of the disease is proven. There are several antivirals (lamivudine, adefovir, tenofovir, telbivudine, and entecavir), and immune system modulators (interferon Alpha 2a, and peg if Alpha 2a) which can be used in therapy, but your hepatologist would explain these effectively. Read more...