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please tell me how much time it will take for recovery?

Hi, I am Final yr. student from IIT-Kanpur.Through campusing I was selected by a company as an executive officer this yr.But during the pre employment  medical examination on 31 st october 2009, I was diagnosed with HBsAg positive (surface antigen Index 36.74 where normal scale is <=1.00) and HBV DnA test PCR counts 10^7. Now medical board of that company is not allowing me to join their company.After all tests and liver biopsy from apollo kolkata I am taking one medicine daily named,Adefovir Dipivoxil tablets Adesera (cipla)...my liver functions LFT ,endoscopy,everythings are normal. i did nt suffer from Jondis or any liver disease previously..I have got 6 months of extension for medical reassessment from the company..I am in big mental trauma...as my career is in danger.  WILL ANY DOCTOR kindly SUGGEST ME THAT WHAT SHOULD I DO AND HOW MUCH TIME IT WILL TAKE FOR RECOVERY?
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hello friend,

i understand that infection affected ur career greatly, and i know u wanted complete recovery, coz i once felt that feeling.

um..one thing for sure is u've got to go to liver specialist and consult him. they've got criteria who should get antivirus drugs, patients with great chance of clearing the virus(at least to achieve low viral count). if u are not in that criteria, the best thing is to wait and watch, coz taking antiviral drugs will only lead to drug resistant state.
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I wish I could tell you what you want to hear, but that will not help you.

Treating HBV takes time, and most treatments control HBV replications only, not cure.

As I said, you have to take care of your health first.

Best.
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Dear friend, You can understand my feeling.Ya you r right that health is more important.But for my case it's reverse. I will give more preference to my career for which I have done lots of hardwork since ma childhood. Passed IIT , spent sleepless nights for study. I am undergoing treatment.Done liver biopsy, 4m which its diaglosed as mild inflammation on liver. Well  Can you plz tell me that will I get Visa from any country with this disease I am having.Or if I get 6 months extension 4 re examination date , will it be recovered fully.   I ll b waiting for your reply friend. I am helpless
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We are fellow HBVers, not doctors here.  What you are facing has been faced by many.  First, your health is more important than your career.  Find out your liver status first, what is your HBeAg, HBeAB, ALT, AST?
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