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Dec 3, 2006

Dear Dr McGovern,

I took only 2 shots of HBV vaccine 6 years ago & my Anti-HBs titer was above 100, I never took the 3rd dose. Last year I underwent another test for surface antibodies toter & the result was 105. & I was negative for all other markers

What is my risk if I am exposed to HBV through blood exporsure & unprotected sex with the same partner who is positive for Hepatitis B?

Thank you

Response from Dr. McGovern

Basically zero since your titer is so high which correlates with excellent protection.

However, I still suggest condoms to protect you and your partner from any other STDs.

more insight please
is this fatal

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