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    chronic hepatitus antigen-recent inflamation
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    dave43 posted:
    As a result of a blood to blood transfer during an altercation in prison (I was a correctional officer) I tested positive for Hepatitus B antigen. I have kept close eye on liver enzymes and bilirubin levels and just last week they have increased greatly with dark urine, fatigue and so forth. When I was first tested by my departments C.I.D. (communicable/infectious diseases) I was sent to a specialist who advised me that the hep-b was in "remission" and to watch closely. My GP Dr. did blood testing and advised me to see the aforementioned specialist ASAP. I have been advised by medical professional that when it went "active" interferon would be used but I don't think my insurance will cover enough for me to afford this option. Therefore, how long can I expect to survive before end stage liver failure? My wife and I need to make appropriate plans. Any estimates would be appreciated.
    Thank you all and God Bless you.
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    oldtiff47 responded:
    SORRY I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT HEP B. TALK TO YOUR MD HE WILL HELP YOU. MANY DRUG COMPANIES HAVE HELP FOR THOSE LIKE YOU KIDDO.

    TIFF

    http://www.webmd.com/hepatitis/hepb-guide/default.htm
    DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!


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