Am 23 years old and I just donated my blood in one of the blood camp. After a week there was call from lab and after I visited they gave a news as am having hepaitis B. Am still 23 and am full of worried. How can I start the treatment and how soon should I start it? I read in google that hep B is uncureable... can it be cured? Please anybody help me through this....
you are born with it and it makes no damage to most carriers.what makes the damage it is not the virus but our immune system and it is tollerant until 20-30 years old, the damage comes after 40-50 year old usually
if you got it as an adult you ll clear it as all adults
browse the community to understand all the tests and if liver is damaged how to block the virus/your immune system to make more liver damage
hbv is dangerous only for those not knowing they have it because at 40-50yo a minority develops cirrhosis/liver cancer, at your age you have probably nothing to worry about and probably dont even need to treat it
Am not sure as am born with it because from my childhood I have undergone many medical tests and medical aid, till now no doctor said me about this and I dont smoke, drink but I had sex with my lover that too not every time around 3/4 months once because we r yet to marry and the main thing is recently around one year back I had tattoo in my hand designed by my friend befor he designing it in my hand he was designing to some other person and after he finishes he used new needle but not sure that he washed the device edge, I think it may be the reason for my hep b. And one more thing is the lab tech whi tested my blood said that in future you cant donate your though if you get treatment also hbsag will be showing reactive in your blood. Am confused in this? Could anybody help me out on his...
is this a fact if so how long would it take an adult to clear it?
we found only one study on this made lately (linked posted somewhere), the adults not clearing were only 2,8%.the time it takes to clear hbsag is 12 months
do not read around google, there were no studies at all in the past and everything was just supposed and wrong, there were no patients to do the studies since 2,8% is too low to find enough patients
if you have the virus for a duration of 6months or longer, that is called Chronic Hepatitis. Most likely, you got this perinatally (during chilbirth). This type of hepatitis is difficult to clear from your system, unlike the Acute type of Hepatitis.
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