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Mar 7, 2001

I've already received the second shot of my vaccine for hepatitis B. My third vaccination is not due till June 8, 2001. In the meantime, what kind of precaution should I take? Do I still need to practise safe sex with my spouse? Thank you.

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

Until you are sure that you have hep B surface antibodies, in other words that you have developed immunity to hep.B infection you should practice safe sex.

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