Hepatitis B Community
on hepa B carriers
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

on hepa B carriers

I am from the Philippines and reactive of HBSAG. i only learned about it when i was applying for abroad in 2001 and while having a medical exam. I was denied because i was found positive of this viral disease. I again undergone another test but still reactive but now my doctor advised me that i am a healthy carrier.  Even to this date i am still very healthy and i asked my doctor if i'm still fit for work and he responded "yes." Are advanced countries like the US and Canada denies people from other countries positive of Hepa B even though they are healthy carriers and is not very contagious? Don't you find this somewhat discriminatory on our part even though our doctors suggest that we are very much fit for work? Please help.
Tags: hepa B
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar m tn
Agree with you, this is the reality.
Blank
751470 tn?1268502109
Which country denied you a visa? Many people (especially from the Philippines) have asked questions about Hep B and visas. Your experience would help many: they will not apply to such countries in the future.
Blank
Avatar m tn
Hi Pong62,

Thats a very good question.Is there anybody from here can give us information if its possible to get a VISA even if your HBSag reactive and an inactive Hep B carrier?
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
Poland
Avatar universal
Blank
Australia
Avatar universal
Blank
Other
Avatar universal
Blank
Bangalore, India
Avatar universal
Blank