Hepatitis B Community
What was your first step on treating the HBV positive?
About This Community:

This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding Hepatitis B. Topics in this forum include but are not limited to, Causes, Diagnosis, Family and Relationships, Living With Hepatitis B, Research Updates, Treatment, Success Stories, Support, Symptoms.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

What was your first step on treating the HBV positive?

Hi there,
I'm lei,please help me guys on how or
What was your first step to treat this Hbv positive? I'm about to get a fit to work coz of my work requirements after I collapsed on my tour of duty., then the result came like this im hbv positive. I'd already did the second opinion and its still positive. What do i need? Do i need to undergo the liver ultrasound before taking any meds? Thanks for those who will answer. Sincerely lei. :-(  
Avatar m tn
This is just general.

First you need a liver functions panel test (ALT, AST, etc), a hbvdn (viral load) test, and complete HBV serology (HBsAg, HBsAb, HBeAg, HBeAb, HBcAB). These are all very standard tests. Based on the results, your doctor may order an ultrasound imaging report and or Fibroscan, before deciding whether you will need treatment, and if treatment is needed what is the best drug for you.

It will also be nice to know the cause of your collapse, whether it is due to Hepatitis directly or other conditions.

You should consult a doctor that is a specialist in treating HBV.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hepatitis B Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
Italy
Avatar universal
Blank
Australia
Avatar universal
Blank
Poland
Avatar universal
Blank
Other
Avatar universal
Blank
Bangalore, India
Avatar universal
Blank