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Author Topic: chronic hepatitis b viral load 137.000.000 ml/ui fibrosis stage 0. TREATMENT??  (Read 8097 times)

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Offline Hellolove228

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I am 34yrs old female  weight 129lbs, no smoking , no drinking, tested positive for hepatitis b chronic at birth. went to see doctor viral load 137.000.000ml/ui hbv dna quant log is 8.23 ui/l fibrosis stage 0.  ast is 24 ui/l and alt 46 ui/l. do I NEEDtreatment if fibrosis is stage 0 ?

Offline Lynn K

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What has your doctor recommended. My suggestion is to follow your doctors advice. They are medical experts and know your complete medical picture. We here are patients and as such cannot offer any medical advice. These online forums are more for support for those undergoing treatment or dwindling with a medical condition to offer our individual experiences and moral support. Your own experience with treatment will likely be different from what others have experienced.

If your doctor recommends treatment I urge you to follow your doctors expert medical advice.

You surely do not want to develop chronic liver disease with the associated effects of liver disease including reduced quality of life and shortened life expectancy.

For medical guidance ask your own personal physician especially a doctor experienced in treating a patient with hepatitis B
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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