Most of the cases of hepatitis B cure spontaneously and may not require treatment. Antiviral treatment may be required in those who might suffer from fulminant hepatitis, progressive liver disease and are immunocompromised. People who are chronically infected and have persistently elevated SGPT which is a marker of liver damage, and HBV DNA levels may need antiviral therapy. Treatment is given for 6 months to 1 year depending on the medication and genotype. Consult a hepataoplgist.Before initiating treatment you will need additional tests. Keep me posted.
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