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Hepatitis B

Can a chronic Hepatitis B patient give birth to a healthy child? I read online that the chances of premature and unhealthy child birth is high, for chronic Hepatitis B patients
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello..... Perinatal transmission of HBV results in a high frequency of chronic infection, up to 90% in infants born to HBeAg-positive women.Risk factors for transplacental transmission of HBV include maternal HBeAg positivity, HBsAg titre and HBV DNA level, highe the r level more the chance....
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