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Treatment of hepatitis b - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my wife is suffered from hepatitis b as confirmed by the test HBsAg and HBeAg. The viral count is found in billions .. can anyone suggest me the best possible treatment of this disease ??
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   my wife is suffered from hepatitis B as confirmed by the test HbsAg,HBVDNA and HBeAg. The viral count is found in billions .. can anyone suggest me the best possible treatment of this disease ?? Also tell me plz the degree of potential harm.
Doctor :   the treatment will consist of giving her adequate treatment with antivirals to lower the viral loads, and also symptomatic treatment
Doctor :   she should be admitted for further treatment under supervision.
Doctor :   and monitoring of the loads
User :   can u tell me the best concerned doctor in india and hoz the complete chance of eradication ??
Doctor :   you will need to consult with an gastroenterologist
Doctor :   and be in regular follow up
Doctor :   get yourself tested also for the Hep-B
User :   specially in kolkata??
User :   yes i alraedy tested and found -ve
User :   any famous gastro in klkata??
Doctor :   ok. give me a moment. i will need sometime to find teh information that you ned
User :   can u tll me plz is it curable cent percent now??
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   visit this link to find list of gastroenterologists in Kolkata
Doctor :   once teh Hep-B is found to be present, the acute infection can be treated, but the carrier state may continue.
Doctor :   so it is important that she remains in continuos follow even to eradicate carrier status
User :   some doctor advised me now it can be erdicate completely in 1 yr but cost is very high almost 5 lacs tho vaccination.. is it right??
Doctor :   once infection is already happened, there is no use of vaccination. vaccination is given before the infection could happen to prevent infection
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   ya its there but he said after infection the latest curable vaccine launched recently??
User :   which is very costly
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you withok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
Doctor :   first she should be cured from the infection
Doctor :   did the doctor say it is vaccine or antiviral?
User :   he said that is vaccine..
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   I would recommend to get her started on teh medications first which are proven to be efficient
Doctor :   and then proceed with newer ones
Doctor :   atleast the viral load and infection severity would come down
Doctor :   in initial stages to avoid further problems
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   consult with a gastroeneterologist and proceed further with the treatment
User :   how much it effects pregnancy??
Doctor :   it will affect pregnancy, the baby might also get infected
User :   than u for the good suggestion..
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
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