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Jun 23, 2014
"I hope that the liver can regenerate, especially if the HCV can be cured."
Jun 20, 2014
"yes"
Jun 19, 2014
"you can continue the baraclude. we typically check the HBV labs every 4 months."
Jun 18, 2014
"for 4 years out this is an adequate level, especially if you are on cellcept as well, which is a common combination that many liver transplant centers use"
Jun 18, 2014
"it can come back, but extremely unlikely if the patient is receiving some sort of prophylaxis"
Jun 17, 2014
"there is no contrainidcation whatsoever to having or taking care of a dog while immunsouppressed as long as the dog has had the standard shots. cats are different because of the risk of organisms in their litter box. Enjoy the dog and ..."
Jun 17, 2014
"if you didnt have HSAg (+) before the transplant you didnt have HBV so wouldnt need prophylaxis post-transplant. any of these oral medications would be life-long. The HBSAg could become (+) again but that would constitute a recurrence"
Jun 16, 2014
"there doesnt need to be an overlap period between the 2 medications. any of these to be switched to is OK. I am not sure though frankly why you need any treatment at all if your HBSAg was (-) prior to the btransplant"
Jun 16, 2014
"this appears to be a drug reaction."
Jun 16, 2014
"i suspect that this indeed can be a drug reaction that will take some time to resolve. using skin moisturizers is imperative and taking atarax (similar to benadryl) may be helpful during the day. Your doctor can also prescribe actigall ..."