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   Posted 3/28/2008 9:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Some history here, i am a chronic carrier of the Hep B and have been so since 1990 or may be even prior. Mind you, i was not aware of it, and found out at the routing blood test last month. Apparently, i had a virus for around 20 years or may be even more, meaning i had it while i was pregnant with my son back in 1990. I looked trough medical records from the clinic, and found out that i was a carrier for Australian Antigen, it was part of my pregnancy test. Scary as it is, no one had given any advise, offered treatments, nothing!!, and i was too stupid to even ask about what Australian Antigen was.
What was the chances of my son being born with the disease?? 95%

We just got his blood test back.......
I must say, he is one lucky guy!!! (pardon my language) to be born healthy and without the virus. This is the best news ever. Yep, I'll have my big 40 tomorrow and couldn't ask for a better B-day present!!!

Thank you all for listening.

Post Edited By Moderator (Pink Grandma) : 3/28/2008 9:15:56 PM (GMT-6)

Pink Grandma
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   Posted 3/28/2008 10:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello Shutter_Mom, It's fantasic that your son didn't get it. I know that you are doing double back flips you're so happy. yeah yeah yeah
Sorry I had to edit....we have minors as members so that's why I edited it.
By the way Happy Birthday 1 day early. :-)

Have a good evening and take care.............
Pink Grandma
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   Posted 3/29/2008 8:23 AM (GMT -6)   

What great news! You are right it is the best present ever.


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   Posted 3/30/2008 2:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Shutter_Mom, I am happy to hear that your son does not have to deal with Hep B. Happy Birthday.
There is always hope!

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