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Author Topic: Cured or not cured?  (Read 3715 times)

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Offline dennis32168

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Cured or not cured?
« on: April 22, 2018, 09:52:29 am »
Hey there!

I have a question concerning my Hep B. I was diagnosed six months ago with Hep B. My lab results are as follows:

HBs AG: neg
Anti HBs: pos (> 1000 mlU/ml)
Anti HBc: pos
Anti HbC-IgM: neg

That pretty much describes a resolved Hep B infection, no chronicity. I also tested for Hep C and HIV, both neg. The problem is, that Im still experiencing pretty awful symptoms. I feel weak and nauseous, Im tired all the time and have a pain in my right abdomen, just to name a few. How can that be? Is there anyone else experiencing the same? Is it normal, that even though Hep B is resolved, symptoms continue?

Thanks a lot in advance!

Offline Lynn K

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Re: Cured or not cured?
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2018, 01:32:15 pm »
Feeling weak and nauseous are really non specific symptoms and could be many things. My suggestion is to discuss this with a medical professional like your doctor. 
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!


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