they were followed at pisa or cagliari university center, they checked hbsag quantity baseline and after 12 weeks and so on, when there was a hbsag decline or low baseline they cleared or lowered hbsag by the years, a second course lowered it so much that it became negative
high hbsag baseline doesn0t clear, i will start interferon in pisa by 2-4 months having a low hbsag baseline, genotype is also important to know if there could be response.hbsag seroconversion is seen in about 37% at 5 year
UK healthcare is the worst in western europe, if you happen to move to france or belgium you will find it anywhere at liver clinics but i know other members could find it in UK, dont remember if london
another member just took a ryanair flight to pisa to come and make a full check at cisanello hospital since there are direct flights as cheap as a bus ticket, you just need to call the hospital first to know if you need prescription
as to costs i remember that italy and uk have agreements and i took a friend of mine at hospital for a visit and it was totally free of charge (but we were very scared i think it was victoria hospital or something...so dirty as a loo, we were afraid to catch something there)
nagalase is nothing urgent, unless hbvdna is undetactable my guess is you will find it elevated
I found out I had hepb in feb 2010 by April, I was near death. My dr prescribed baraclude .5mg once per day. By may 1, 2010 all liver functions back to normal. I stopped taking baraclude in December of 2010. How long do I have before my liver crashes again. I was so sick of having to rely on medication for survival. Is this normal for me to feel this way? Although I show no signs of being sick, I can't help but feel that I am on borrowed time. I don't know if I can force myself to take medication as an alternative to death. Please help me. I don't know what to do
My doctor believes I was on acute stage in feb 2010. I was jaundiced, my urine looked like tea and my stool was very light in color. He believes infection occured in dec 2009 because I was in a monogamous sexual relationship with a woman for almost 20 yrs. She tested neg to hbv. On dec 20, 2009 I got a tattoo. That was the most likely culprit says the doctor. I tested positive for hbv in feb 2010 and no immunity showing in tests performed in may 2010. I haven't taken any medication since early dec 2010
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