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Apr 1, 2006

Dr. Help!my son is HBsAg! want to go to Military Academy. there any vaccine to eove the HBsAg?

Menzie Kuengan Mother Philippines

Response from Dr. McGovern

There is no vaccine that can change your son's hepatitis B status.

However, he should have further testing of his hepatitis B status with virus testing and E antigen and antibody testing to have a better idea of his status. He may be only an "inactive carrier".

Dr. M

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Vaccine or Med for HBsAg Carrier

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