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Carrier of Hepatitis B. Precautions to be taken before planning baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:hi XXXXXXX I am carrier of Hepatitis B +ve
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:Please proceed
User:I have gone for liver functioning test thrice report was normal
User:i am married for 9 months now
User:please advise what srt of test or precaution can be taken before planning ababy as it transmit's to the child from mother
Doctor:You are right
Doctor:It is possible to transmit to the baby
Doctor:You need to check your tires
Doctor:that is
Doctor:Hepatitis B serology
User:I am not facing any problem as of now physically. however hair fall has started ion an alarming pace
Doctor:I am sorry on that
User:any medicines will help
Doctor:Yes sure
Doctor:There is a cure for it
Doctor:Nothing to be alarmed
Doctor:first as I said
User:where can that serology test be done
Doctor:You need to get the Hepatitis Serology done
Doctor:We need to check the antibody titres
Doctor:as well as the viral load
Doctor:Depending on this
Doctor:We can go ahead with the treatment accordingly
Doctor:The serology test is done in standard laboratory
Doctor:You can get it done at any of the standard ones
Doctor:Also, depending on the test report
Doctor:We can either start interferon or anti-virals as required
Doctor:But, treatment of a carrier is much easier
Doctor:You can repeat the test every year till the time you clear off the infection from your body
Doctor:Hope you are following me
User:ok i will get this test done
User:is it an empty stomach test
Doctor:It is not
Doctor:You can get it done anytime of the day
User:sure i will go for test and then consult
User:any remedy for hair fall u could suggest
Doctor:You could try multivitamin supplements with Zinc on a daily basis
User:any medicine name
Doctor:I will suggest
Doctor:You can take Zincovit
Doctor:Once daily after food
User:for which duration icould take that a month
Doctor:You can take it for 2 months
User:sure i will ,
Doctor:Then only you can see improvement in your health
Doctor:Wish you quick recovery
User:Thank so much
User:Your advise have been a great help XXXXXXX
User:hve a great day
Doctor:It is my pleasure
Doctor:Thank you too
User:bye dear
Doctor:Great day ahead
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