Posted on Apr 19, 2022
On the suspicion of having been exposed to a hepatitis virus, we shall immediately consult a doctor. The doctor would give us a vaccine & a shot of the hepatitis B immune globulin. The protein augments our immune system & assists in fighting off this infection.
For speedy recovery, the doctors may ask us for bed rest for a while.
We would have to quit stuff which harms our liver, such as alcohol & acetaminophen. Do not take any drug, supplements or herbal treatments without consulting the doctor. Some of them could be harmful to the liver. Eating a healthy diet would be important.
Even if the infection is gone, our doctor may tell us that we are an inactive carrier. After this, he would simply closely observe us. If the infection remains active for over 6 months, he would tell us that we have active chronic hepatitis B. The doctor could prescribe some of the below medicines: