Hi, I am new to this forum and would like some good advice. Here is my story. I live in the USA (Indiana). I was diagnosed with HBV in Feb. 2009. In may of 2009 I was prescribed baraclude .5mg once every day. I took the medicine until December 2009 and stopped taking it because I could no longer afford it. It was costing me abo
ut $850 per month. So, I haven't taken anything in about 11 months and I recently had a liver function test. These are my results: Globulin 2.3 g/dl. ALB/GLO 2 g/dl. eGFR >60 ml/min/173m^2. Total bilirubin 0.6 mg/dl. Alkaline Phosphate 103 IU/L. GGT 168 IU/L. AST (SGOT) 26 IU/L. ALT (GPT) 30 IU/L. These are results that I have. Am I just going to die because I can't buy medicine? Do these numbers mean that I have recovered from hbv? What should I do. Having been untreated for 11 months am I going to be ok?
your test are related to the liver, and for example GGT is big and this can be a problem, but this GGT can be high form many reason and not related to HVB (e.g. alcohol consumption or fat liver or ....)
best way is to find a good hepatologist and discuss all of this with him, because non us us are doctors and the results can be or can't be related to HBV.
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