|Hepititis B ?
Apr 7, 2001
I know the ratio for getting the series of shots is more in my favor. I have to get the series of shots before I can start work also, but what if I am 1 in a million that has a reaction? What are the reactions and is there anything that can be done right away to stop the reaction?
Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres
The side effects of the HBV vaccine are rare.Mostly are pain at the site of infection,and mild fever or malaise.There is no significant association with the very,very rare neurological diseases, as GB disease.On the other hand,the risk of liver related death in non-vaccinated patients is much higher that the vaccine risks.Go ahead and get the vaccine.
What year did they start giving HeptitisChildhood Vac.
- Partner Hiv Positive But I'm Negative And Pregnant
- Tongue Thrush Medications Over The Counter
- If I Don't Hear Back From My Doctor About My Hiv Test Results Is It Negative?
- Does A Fungus Infection Mean I Have Hiv?
- Is A Black Spot On Your Gum A Sign Of Hiv Or Aids?
- What Is The Longest It Takes Hiv Antibodies To Show Up?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.