Apr 1, 2006
my wife has been diagnosed with hepititus b. could my health be at risk.im 38 have quite good health. she originates from south east asia.
Response from Dr. McGovern
You will definitely need laboratory testing to see if you have been exposed to hepatitis B infection in the past. If not, you will need to be vaccinated against hepatitis B. It is very effective in preventing transmission.
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