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    yarukhel posted:
    My brother is suffering from Hepatitis B since last many years despite getting intensive medical attention. Now he has become very weak. Has any one tried any non-conventional herbal and or Homeopathic medicines. If so, their names and what have been the results?
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    Melissa Palmer, MD responded:
    I he currently on conventional treatment? If he is and his viral load is nondetectable, his doctor should evaluate for nonrelated etiologies of fatigue first.
     
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    yarukhel replied to Melissa Palmer, MD's response:
    Thanks for your prompt response. however, being a lay man, I have not been able to grasp what do you propose. What I like to highlight that conventional allopathic treatment being constantly done for the last many years have not worked. Now as a last resort, I thought we may try some non-conventional treatment like homeopathic or herbal etc alongwith the treatment already being done. Hence, I wanted to know if some one in this difficult situation has tried any treatment other than allopathic treatment and if so what have been their results?
     
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    Melissa Palmer, MD replied to yarukhel's response:
    Herbal therapies have not been shown eradicate hepatitis viruses. It is rare that conventional medications have not resulted in a nondetectable viral load. Your doctor needs to do a thorough evaluation as to why these conventional medications did not work.


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