Avatar universal

Hey Stef2011 Please answer a question for me

Hey Stef2011, So I have hbeag- hbv; while fibroscan, LFT etc are normal; hbsag is high ~ 50k iu/ml. What was the main thing that got your hbsag down?

Thanks for all your help to your readers.
2 Responses
Avatar universal
every case is different on hbsag, too many variables with genotype etc but this said the main things that took my hbsag down are:
vitamin d3 (high dose under doctors monitoring protocol coimbra) during treatment with tenofovir

peginterferon plus tenofovir but hbsag got down only adding gcmaf and high dose vitamin d3, without these add on hbsag even went up despite peg and tdf

my genotype is D, hardest to respond to peg

now my hbsag is around 1300iu/ml, it went up from 699-900iu/ml when stopping both vit d3 high dose and gcmaf but it is stable around 1300iu/ml so i dont care about it too much and just keep my vitd25oh levels around 90-100ng/ml

my main goal was getting an hbsag less than 1000iu/ml to lower hcc risk and i think it will slowly get there year after year even with tdf monotherapy
Stef, thanks! It's genotype A, no mutations. So the bottom line is that Genotype A, High HbsAg (50,000 IU), low HBV DNA (1000 IU) and normal LFTs and fibroscan (6Kp). Currently tx naive, is it worthwhile to try peg-interferon? Second, is there anything I can do to reduce sides increase efficacy besides taking vit. D and antioxidants?
Avatar universal
Thanks...Vidd3, 1000iu or 5000iu? And what is this gcmaf
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Hepatitis B Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
For people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the COVID-19 pandemic can be particularly challenging.
A list of national and international resources and hotlines to help connect you to needed health and medical services.
Here’s how your baby’s growing in your body each week.
These common ADD/ADHD myths could already be hurting your child
This article will tell you more about strength training at home, giving you some options that require little to no equipment.
In You Can Prevent a Stroke, Dr. Joshua Yamamoto and Dr. Kristin Thomas help us understand what we can do to prevent a stroke.