Chronic Hepatitis usually does not have any symptoms until the liver disease is advanced, that is severe fibrosis/cirrhosis of the liver. Hepatitis B can be controlled and managed, but it is important not to wait until symptoms appear, such as jaundice, ascites, bleeding from esophageal varices etc.
Decision to treat or not, is usually based on persistent levels of ALT and hbvdna, HBeAg status, age, family history of HCC, and also the current state of your liver (fibroscan or biopsy).
Interferon treatment is usually 48 weeks, but success rate is low. Treatments with oral antivirals are usually long term. There are stopping rules, but the relapse rate is high. The rules are being refined with qHBsAg as an additional factor.
no one of us have, even me when i had advanced cirrhosis and even blood tests can be normal in advanced cirrhosis...only fibroscan can tell you how bad you are and if cose to death because you can even dye with few/no symtoms in the days just before death
all you posted is useless to say if you are ok or close to death, have a fibroscan
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