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I have HBsAg ve. Since 2008 I am taking Antiviral drugs. telbivudine I have taken 5 years. Then stopped for 1 year as advised by Doctor. Then again taking Tenofovir since last 2 years. My LFT.

Dr.Lalit Kumar Tripathy 91% (20396ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have HBsAg ve. Since 2008 I am taking Antiviral drugs. telbivudine I have taken 5 years. Then stopped for 1 year as...
1. There is no treatment that eradicates hepatitis b infection completely. 2. However treatment is available to arrest the liver damage and subsequent development of cirrhosis of liver/carcinoma of liver. In most of the cases the hepatitis b virus automatically gets cleared from the blood within 6 months. If the virus persists after 6 months it is known as chronic hepatitis b. 30-90% of patient suffering from chronic hepatitis b subsequently develop cirrhosis of liver/carcinoma of liver if not treated. You have to regularly do the blood test to monitor hbsag, hbeag hbv dna, real time pcr for viral load (rapid diagnostic test), liver function test for sgot/sgpt and consult gastroenterologist/physician for advice and treatment.
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I am suffering from hepatitis b from last 5 years need a best doctor for consultation in kolkata please suggest me a best doctor for cure this disease.

Dr.Surbhi Agrawal 92% (20079ratings)
PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Treatments include: Antiviral medications. Several antiviral medications — including lamivudine (Epivir), adefovir (Hepsera), telbivudine (Tyzeka) and entecavir (Baraclude) — can help fight the virus and slow its ability to damage your liver. ... Interferon alfa-2b (Intron A). ... Liver transplant.
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My uncle was detected with hepatitis b in 2001. He was seriously ill for one month. But later he recovered. Last week he had to undergo a minor surgery. His blood test showed hepatitis b. Earlier, no one in my family had any knowledge on this disease. But now everyone is panicked. Some are saying, there is no cure for it. As of now, he is perfectly alright. It seems that the virus is dormant. Is there any treatment for it? Would starting any antiviral therapy like entecavir break the dormancy of the virus? What should we do now. Last month, one close relative of us died due to cirrhosis (after infecting with hepatitis b). Please advise me.

Dr.Sajeev Kumar 90% (39290ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My uncle was detected with hepatitis b in 2001. He was seriously ill for one month. But later he recovered. Last week...
Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by a virus (called the hepatitis B virus, or HBV). It can be serious and there's no cure, but the good news is it's easy to prevent. You can protect yourself by getting the hepatitis B vaccine and having safer sex. Treatment for chronic hepatitis B may include Antiviral medications. Several antiviral medications — including entecavir (Baraclude), tenofovir (Viread), lamivudine (Epivir), adefovir (Hepsera) and telbivudine (Tyzeka) — can help fight the virus and slow its ability to damage your liver.
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I am 25 years old man and I am suffering from hepatitis b .this thing I cam to know when I went for a employment so please suggest me the best possible way to come from it.

Dr.Surbhi Agrawal 92% (20079ratings)
PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am 25 years old man and I am suffering from hepatitis b .this thing I cam to know when I went for a employment so p...
The natural course of chronic hepatitis B progresses through three stages: immune tolerance, active disease, and a late phase with reduced viral replication Approximately 25 per cent of patients with chronic hepatitis B will develop cirrhosis, causing permanent and serious liver damage. Chronic carriers of HBV are far more likely to develop hepatocellularcarcinoma than non-carriers The course of hepatitis B is determined by many factors, including immune response, host genetic factors, and HBV mutations. Treatments include: Antiviral medications. Several antiviral medications — including lamivudine (Epivir), adefovir (Hepsera), telbivudine (Tyzeka) and entecavir (Baraclude) — can help fight the virus and slow its ability to damage your liver. . Interferon alfa-2b (Intron A). . Liver transplant.
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How Can Hepatitis B and C Be Treated Through Internal Medicine?

Dr.Hardik Thakker 96% (461ratings)
MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
How Can Hepatitis B and C Be Treated Through Internal Medicine?

Hepatitis B and C are considered the world’s chronic viral hepatitis which kills a huge number of people every year. Even though it accounts for massive suffering as well as early death, it could only attract relatively less national and international attention. While the deaths caused by tuberculosis, malaria and HIV/AIDS have reduced to a great extent since the early 2000s, deaths stemming from hepatitis B and C are rising at a fast pace. It kills around 1 million people across the world.

Can medicine help in the treatment of hepatitis B and C?
There are numerous FDA approved medications available for the treatment of Hepatitis B and C. Here are some of the best medicines for this, but before you take them, you must consult an expert who can evaluate your symptoms and recommend the right drugs for you.

Medicines for Hepatitis B:

  1. Entecavir: It is used in chronic hepatitis B virus infection and can treat active viral replication.
  2. Lamivudine: It is used for treating chronic hepatitis B which is associated with Hepatitis B viral replication along with active liver inflammation.
  3. Adefovir dipivoxil: This is used for the treatment of the disease in children below the age 12 years.
  4. Interferon alpha 2B: It can be used for young children aged 1 year who are affected by the disease along with compensated liver disease.
  5. Pegylated interferon: It is used for the treatment of adult patients with HBeAg positive and negative chronic hepatitis. If the patient has compensated liver disease along with liver inflammation and evidence of viral replication, then this medicine is usually given.
  6. Telbivudine: When there is chronic hepatitis with adult patients along with persistent elevations in ALT and AST or previously active disease, this medicine may have to be administered.
  7. Tenofovir alafenamide: It is indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with compensated liver disease.

Medicines for Hepatitis C:

  1. Ribavirin: This medicine can be used in combination with other medicines for chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Ribavirin can be utilized for compensated liver disease in patients who have not been treated with interferon alpha.
  2. Daclatasvir: This is an NS5A replication complex inhibitor which is often given with sofosbuvir for the treatment of patients with chronic HCV genotype 3 infection.
  3. Sofosbuvir and Velpatasvir: The combination of these two medicines is used for the treatment of adult patients with chronic genotype 1 to 6 without any infection. It may be used in combination with ribavirin in patients with compensated or decompensated cirrhosis.
  4. Ledipasvir: A fixed-dose of a combination of hepatitis C virus inhibitor and Ledipasvir can be employed in the treatment of hepatitis genotype 1 infection in adults.

Both in the cases of Hepatitis B and C, it is important to diagnose the infection early. Prevention and cure are possible with precautionary measures and prescribed medications.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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