You can become non reactive only if itâs acute hepatitis B infection, otherwise the medications if taken properly will keep your viral load to negligible or undetectable level but but you will still be tested as reactive.
MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Delhi
The hepatitis B virus is spread when blood, semen, or other body fluid infected with the hepatitis B virus enters the body of a person who is not infected. Sex with an infected partner. Sharing needles, syringes, or drug preparation equipment. Let's have a detailed discussion for better advice.
MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Stage can not be decided based on the treatment. You are given ART. It advisable to take a personal consultation. In the meanwhile take a private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly.
To answer your 2 different concerns pl (without knowing why you have been prescribed budesonide for lung? Long term or short term use?).
Budesonide and arvs- since you are using darunavir/ritonavir combo along with budesonide, it would be advisable to avoid budesonide use as its level may get increased, be it in any form, inhaler or spray, by ritonavir.
The preferred alternative is beclamethasone.
If the HIV +ve mother is treated with ART (ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY) from the date she conceived, & the baby receives NEVIRAPINE syears for 4 2 days, the risk of transmission is reduced from (30%-45%) to 2%(TWO).
yes chronic hepatitis b is slightly difficult to cure .It is finally cured by your body's immune system. it can be controlled by prolonged treatment with interferon and lamivudine(antiviral).treatment is aimed at preventing cirrhosis and liver damage.
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). ...
Lamivudine is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children 3 months of age and older. Lamivudine is always used in combination with other HIV medicines.
Hep B does not need any specific medicine and it is curable without medicine in most people Most adults with hepatitis B recover fully, even if their signs and symptoms are severe. Infants and children are more likely to develop a chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis B infection. A vaccine can prevent hepatitis B, but there's no cure if you have the condition