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Sports and Hepatitis B

Is it safe to compete in marathons and high altitude trail running even if one has hepatitis b?
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your question is not correct, hbv makes no damage so its presence might even make a liver more productive

you have to check your liver damage by a fibroscan or biopsy otherwise there is no way to tell

as a general thing sports at professional or too intense activity lower immune function but even this has no meaning because if you have no response to hbv you are healthy, if you have an immune response but hbv is cronic (chronic) lowering immune function might have an impact

see here all that is needed to understand if hbv is making damage or if it is just a let's say nice companion of the liver:
http://www.medhelp.org/health_pages/Hepatitis/HepB-Introduction--Welcome-Page/show/34?cid=153
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Hi Stef,

I don't understand this point -"sports at professional or too intense activity lower immune function"

Should chronic hbv ppl should avoid intense exercise or sports? ( even if they don't have much liver damage)

Going gym now days , doing some intense exercise to reduce my weight ( cholesterol )

Thanks
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i meant professional sports like for olympic games or similar.if you google about this subject you will see that they risk severe immune suppression and that they follow proper diets to promote immune function

normal excercise is very good for health

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