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I got HbsAg positive, what to do ?

Sir, I am 30yrs old, i went to donate the blood to my sister on 08.01.2011, they told HbsAG is positive. Then immediately i tested the blood checkup and in the report HIV I & II - Negative, HbsAg - Positive, and V.D.R.L - Non- Reactive . Doctor had given me the tablets names tefon 300mg. can u give me the suggestion what precautions should I take.
Asked On : Sun, 23 Jan 2011
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Hi... Welcome to healthcaremagic forum.
The presently the drugs used in the treatment of hepatitis B infection are antiviral drugs and interferon. The principle behind treatment is to prevent complications...
Based on previous studies, the risk of complications is directly proportional to viral load. Hence you will need these medications; if your viral load is high...
Thus you need regular monitoring of liver functions; viral load monitoring and regular follow up with a gastroenterologist.
Avoid alcohol and hepatotoxic drugs in the future.
Answered: Mon, 24 Jan 2011
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