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Getting confused results of hepatitis B

I was told by 1 doctor i have hep b. I went to another, had blood work, and he says i don t. My results say hbsag-nonreactive, hep b core ab total-reactive, hep b core antibody(igm)-nonreactive,hep b surface antibody (quant) 5, hep b e antigen-nonreactive, hep b e antibody reactive. Do i or do i not have hep b and if not am i immune?
Mon, 20 Feb 2012
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u were having hepatitis B infection inrecent past , Time period ? 3-4 months( not mentioned in your query) at that time it was rapidlt replicating
now it has started declining
pleases do HBS ag ,OT,PT and HBV BNA copies
95 % of HBS infection resolve within 6 months
and repeate every 2 monthly for time being
probably it is resolving

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dear its better to u consult to gastroenterologist

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