I'm sorry that nobody has answered your question. Most of us on this forum have hep c, not hep b. I wish somebody could answer you. You might Google around and try and find something. I know this forum is supposed to be about all types of hepatitis, but it seems that it's mostly about hep c - I don't know why that is. Good luck.
It may have something to do whit anti bodys for hep b. I know when my husband was first tested they said he had anti bodies for hep b so must have had it at some point. My sister did not have any anti bodies so they had her get the 3 part vacination b4 she could start her hep c treatment.
thks for respondin w/ yur stats&story.....yu seem to have adjusted w intelligence&patience that i can only envy..but also 'learn from'..this whole trx situation sure wakes a guy up to what is truly lasting&important-gets ya rethinkin prioritys bigtime.....also,i couldn't imagine workin durin trx-not doable for me!!!...GOODLUCK & keep posting
I have Hep.B Chronic diagnosed past 2 monthes,From what i understand chronic means im stuck with this the rest of my life.im taking viread? daily and being closley monitored bt doctors.id like to exchange stories with anyone similiar to me.I NEVER used any type of IV drugs nor drank alot only growing up..IM 45 yrs old.Female ..i did have blood transfuson in 1993,,earlier with 1st borned 1985.soooo is the only way to catch this sexually,or is it also an immune defiency disorder?Ive had 4 lovers in my life.28 years with first husband .
Most of us were infected at birth or as babies/children when the immune system is weak and not formed. ''Almost all newborns and about 50% of children who become infected with hepatitis B develop chronic hepatitis. Less than 5% of adults who are infected with the hepatitis B virus develop the chronic condition."
So it is unusual that an adult who become infected to get chronic.
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