Im a little confused.I have been diagnosed with p.b.c with a positive ama of 1:640.On seeing my consultant for the first time he has informed me that the drug UDCA has shown evidence of not been effective in treating pbc and therefore he is not going to start me on the drug,saying he believes it is only beneficial in the last stage? He has sent me for more blood tests, a L.F test and a hepatitis b test (my last LF test showed border line positive) Could anyone also tell me why i am been tested for hepatitis b? I get those results in 2 days I am to also have a ultrasound scan in 5 weeks. I have only been diagnosed 6 weeks ago with p.b.c Thanks
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