few indian members tried it, one no effect and one worsening...it doens t make sense to look for alternative which 99% dont work, i think the best is take tenofovir for 10-17years and it will be done and for those with low hbsag pegintf mono or add on
when the new drugs will be on the market we will see their price.....since tdf and peg will be probably generic by then
If I understood correctly, first I have to get 1) Fibroscan 2) Vit d3 3) HBSag quant tests done.
1) HBV DNA Quant -- 15129 -- what does this represent? how it is diff from HBsAG?
2) Does that number means anything to worry?
3) My doc is asking to get start Interferon treatment ASAP? Please guide me if that is correct. I know you want to see other reports. I will update after getting the reports.
4) Please let me know if I need to get to know anything else from docs? Any other helpful information available anywhere(like forums etc..) plz let me know.
1) Anybody here know where in bangalore HbsAg Quant test be done?
2) Normally how much time will it take to get Quant results here and
3) How much they charge?
The following info might help south indians...
I was inquiring abt Fibroscan tests, and get to know that only Manipal hospital has it in Bangalore. But they are charging Rs 8400/- as on today. In Hyd AIG it is 3500 /--.
My fibro reports came as 4.7. I get it done from Hepa scan,Hyd. They charged 5k. AIG(Asian Institute Gastro), Hyd does not have Fibro scanning machine. They have Elastogrpahy(they are asking 3.5k), not sure if it is same as Fibro.
I have visited P.N.Rao(AIG, HYD hepatologist) to get second opinion, he is not recommending Interferon as it will disturb my daily routine(b/c of side effects) and chances of success is less than 30%. He showed the confidence of getting better medicine in near future. He prescribed Tab tenohep 0.5mg/day. He said no for genotype tests, HEP A vaccine.
I felt Hyd is much cheaper in medical dept compare to Bangalore. Fibro Scan costed 4.5k lesser, though both cities have single machine. Consultation charges for specialist including registration Rs 200 -/, where as in B'lore, 150-200 one time hospital registration and 500-600 -/ for specialist consultation.
i was diagnosed.by HVB on 20-10-2014, aftr that doc said to do.some.checkupz 0n(23-10-2014).i.did my HBsAg(elisa) was 3.350 LFT: Bilirubin total :0.8. bilirubin direct: 0.3 SGOT: 26, SGPT 19, ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE: 80 TOTAL PROTEIN: 7.6, ALBUMIN 4.9, HBeAg:non-Reactive n my DNA is not detected liver is normal
TEST AGAIN on 5-01-2015
SGPT:23, SGOT: 30 now plz say wtz my position n wt treatment should i under go sir..
Need help from all community members, please share all the experience like what test and mrdicine given by doc of ilbs delhi.as it will help for those who are living far away from delhi and cannot reach the centre.i heared that ilbs is very good in hbv treatment. Thanks a lot
Hi friends, Any review about this clinic as they are claiming that they have treated around 7000 chronic hepatitis B patients so far. I got to know while searching on google.
"chronic hepatitis is little more difficult to manage but we shall 100% cure with an average time span of 72 day’s treatment."
"We are not able to guarantee a cure in carrier state as we have 685 uncured HBV carriers till date. But we are hopeful still because of our 7000 and odd cured cases. There are cases cured within 3 days and cured only after 2.6 years. As an average we calculated the duration of treatment as 45 days. That doesn’t mean the cure will be established within 45 days."
Hi everyone. I too am a chronic B carrier. After having elevated numbers, doc wants to do a biopsy and instead I've requested to do a fibroscan. Somehow it seems like asking to do a less invasive procedure is a big request and still I don't have it approved yet. Since my last post back in January, I've been on a mission to eat cleaner and stay away from all the foods that I'm use to. I found that it is hard to keep eating healthy and could be expensive. However, I found a non GMO, certified organic, live whole food company that is relatively inexpensive to eat day to day. It's all plant base company and their nutrition is highly detoxifying plant blends. It makes my days easier as far as food and nutrition and helps keep me off red meat and all processed foods and sugars. Until I get my fibroscan approved, anyone who wants to know about this food company, let me know. They currently only ship to all US, Canada, and parts of the EU. Until then I try not to think too much about it, it stresses me out. But thanks Steff for all your help.
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hi, i was recently diginosed with HEP B +
i am 24 yrs of age.A regular voluntary blood donar for last 6 yrs
i am a student
I visited ILBS in INDIA
My Fibroscan and Ultrasound are normal.
KFT LFT CBC reports are pending.
pls suggest about the hospital and treatment
check hbsag quant in iu/ml and fibroscan, most important test to define status, if hbsag is low you have highest chances to clear by pegintf.this said pegintf can have very heavy sides but anyway it is possible to try 12-24 weeks and see how it goes
very lucky hbsag is very low, i suggest you get your vitd25oh to high end of normal before starting pegintf, recheck vitd25oh by 1 month supplementation then as soon as vitd25oh and intact pth are ideal i do for pegintf or pegintf+tdf, also recheck hbsag when vitd25oh is around 100ng/ml and intact pth around minimum of normal maybe it ll go less than 1000iu/ml
not sure you ll clear in one shot but you have highest chances to clear
your vitd25oh is not optimal, use tsts with ng/ml or ask lab for results in ng/ml unit, you need to reach 90-100ng/ml
With in 1 month, hbsag quantative almost trippled.What this indicates? What are my next steps?
this has very little meaning, in one month there is yet no chance on vit d levels it takes 6months of stable vitd25oh at 90-100ng/ml and at the same time intact pth lowest of normal
keep taking vit d3 at 10.000iu daily and retest vitd25oh and intact pth by 2-3 months from now
what is your hbvdna now?are you thinking of peginterferon treatment or tenofovir?
i just saw your other tests, hbvdna is very low but recheck it to be sure it is still low
i d wait for vitd25oh to get to 100ng/ml and intact pth to go lowest of normal and then think about peginterferon or tdf treatment.vit d needs about 6 months of stable levels at max normal range to have an impact on immune system
hbvdna i didnt test this time , 2 Months back when i tested last time , thats 139 IU/mL.
I am planning to take appointment at ILBS Delhi next week.
Treatment i am not decided anything yet, But ready to follow which ever best treatment available as of now in india / USA (If its required i can travel to USA for treatment). But looks ILBS Delhi handling lots of cases now a days in india. Will take opinion from there first.
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Only Hbv DNA test cannot tell anything. Consult with good hepatologist and do the following test
Hbv DNA which already done
Liver function test
USG of abdoman.
Fibroscan is most important which tell you treatment is necessary or not
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