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Hepatitis - Hepatitis B Virus

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Acute HBV is the greatest cause of viral hepatitis throughout the world. World Health Organization figures released in 1992 indicate that as many as 350 million people worldwide carry the highly infectious HBV. Because of its severity and often lengthy duration, coupled with the lack of any effective treatment, 40% of those carriers—possibly as many as two million per year—will eventually die from resultant liver cancer or cirrhosis. HBV-related liver cancer deaths are second only to tobacco-related deaths worldwide. Infected children who survive into adulthood may suffer for years from the damage caused to the liver. In the United States alone, as many as 300,000 people become infected with HBV every year, medical costs amount to more than $1 million per day, and the death rate over the last 15 or so years has more than doubled in the U.S.A. and Canada.

If serology tests detect the presence of HBV six months or more from time of initial diagnosis, the virus is then termed "chronic." Chronic persistent hepatitis may develop following a severe episode of acute HBV. Within a year or two, however, this type usually runs its course and the patient recovers without serious liver damage. Chronic active hepatitis also may follow a severe attack of acute HBV infection, or it may simply develop almost unnoticed. Unlike persistent hepatitis, the chronic active type usually continues until fatal liver damage occurs. In long-term studies of 17 patients with chronic active hepatitis, 70% developed cirrhosis of the liver within two to five years. Fortunately, this type of hepatitis is rarely seen in children. Several modes of treatment—including the use of steroids—have been relatively unsuccessful, and treatment with corticosteroids, while appearing at first to have some positive benefit, actually cause additional liver damage.


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about 1 month ago

Hello everybody ,please this testimony is true life story ,is real ,am a very honest woman ,i can never post false testimony on social media ,so let me go straight to the point .me and my husband was diagnosed with Hepatitis b for five years,living a life of fear for five good years .until one day i saw a post about a good herbalist in west Africa curing people from a deadly disease,such HIV/AIDS, HERPES,(Genetal warts) (HSV1, HSV2), (HPV) ACUTE RETROVIRAL SYNDROME (ARS), CANCER, VITILIGO, DIABETES, HEPATITIS B. CANCER, CELIAC, ALS, CHLAMYDIA, STROKE and any kind of Deadly DISEASES,with his herbal medicine , i thought it was not true,then i said let me try ,because am used to trying ,i have been trying for five years, until that day GOD wipe my tears,with DR TUNDE, He his gifted ,and he is so honest ,so easy to get along with ,so after i contacted him via his email. (drtundeherbalhomeremedy@gmailcom).,so he replied and said my problem is solved that i must stop thinking,so i believed and have faith that i will be cured ,so i purchased the herbal medicine and he sent the herbal medicine to me through courier service ,when i received it ,he told me how to use it ,so i followed exactly the way he said i must use it,he said i will be totally cured after two weeks ,so after two week i went to see our family doctor he tested me and said am negative ,i was so happy i thought i was dreaming ,please don:t ignore this post ,if you think is not real try and you will testify just like me ....thanks to DR TUNDE ,GOD BLESS you sir.via his cell phone +2348051095232

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9 months ago

ITS UNBELIEVABLE! (MUST READ)
Hello everyone.. I decided to post this testimony here as someone may need it; I was diagnosed of hepatitis b in November 2014 and was informed there is no permanent treatment for the disease, i tried all possible way to get a cure but all proved abortive till a friend of mine told me about a Medical herbal clinic in Johannesburg South Africa (Madida herbal clinic) who sell herbal medicines to cure all kind of diseases including Hepatitis B, MND, COPD, ALS, Parkinson's disease etc, I contacted this Medical herbal clinic via their website and purchased the Hepatitis b herbal remedy, I received the medicine within 8 days via DHL delivery and i immediately commenced usage as prescribed. After 4 weeks of usage i was tested negative, Its totally unbelievable! Contact this herbal clinic via their email madidaherbalclinic(at)gmail(dot)com or call +27744389230.. Goodluck