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Hep B lab question

What lab result do you need in order to be cured?
Hep B Antigen negative?
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you need an antiviral or a hepB treatment to be cured (or at least managed), not a lab test
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If you are antigen negative and antibody positive do you have HBV?
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That's means you infected in past and now cured .. Congratulations ..
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attention he said antigen but there are 4 antigens, which antigen is negative?if hbsag is negative you are cured if it is other antigens you are not cured
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HB surface antigen negative. HBCore antibody positive.
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how about HB surface antibody ?

anyway, HB surface antigen negative is a sign that you are now cured :)


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Not sure on that one. What does that one mean if it is positive when compared to the other two I listed already? Or negative compared to the other two already listed.
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if you have HB surface antibody - positive you have gain also immunity, if is negative you have to made a vaccine to try to get this positive.

HB surface antigen negative - this is a clear sign that you are now cured, so congratulation!
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