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Meaning of Hbsag positive - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   when i take medical test, they find out I have Hbsag is positive
Doctor :   ok
User :   when I check it's dialution(ELISA) it's >3
User :   cut off value is 0.163
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but when I took a blood test before 2 month that time the result is 2.939 and cut off is 0.153
User :   may I know what is the status of my HbSag
Doctor :   The hepatitis serology has many parametres
Doctor :   like HbeAg. Anti Hbc Ab, other antibodies
Doctor :   also
Doctor :   By the way when was it done and why was it done
User :   ok
User :   i went to check general check up(it was taken by last year March)
User :   latest check up I did again this last month
User :   when I consult this in hospital I got medicine for Liver functionalities
User :   they told that it's not possible to cure it
User :   is it right?
User :   I took SERUM test also for this HBSAG but in that result it's not detectable
Doctor :   See the acute Hep B infection is almost ordinary viral infection like Hep A
Doctor :   with jaundice or sometimes without it too
User :   ok
Doctor :   15 toi 20 % of the acute woule becme chronic
Doctor :   Means you keep the virus and they keep replication
Doctor :   and the virus can transmit from one person to other via sex or blood products
User :   ok
User :   may i know the virus can transmit only thru sex or blood? or any other possiblities?
Doctor :   mother to baby als
User :   ok
Doctor :   So if you can gimme the picture of the labreporst done earlier and now
Doctor :   I can probably say
Doctor :   some mor info
User :   ok
Doctor :   So please mail the scanned documents for the review and you can chat with the doctor later
Doctor :   OK
User :   to which mail id i have to send?
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok thank you..bye
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