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Author Topic: Can anyone help me???  (Read 3859 times)

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Offline Sarahg

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Can anyone help me???
« on: July 13, 2016, 03:35:39 am »
Hi I'm 33year old female from Australia who is a hep b carrier from birth. I'm looking for someone in a similar situation I can share with. Like can I have children without discrimination etc....

Offline lporterrn

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Re: Can anyone help me???
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2016, 07:28:35 pm »
Hi Sarahg,
Just a brief response - I am hoping others will respond, but there isn't a lot of traffic on the hep B forum, especially from Australia. I suggest you contact http://www.hepatitisaustralia.com/
As for your question, I know that in the US, there are measured they take to reduce risk of transmitting hep B to infants. However, I don't know what sort of discrimination you might face - hopefully none.
Hope you find support and answers.
Lucinda
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/lucindakporter

 


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