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hepa B and diabetic type 2
Apr 15, 2007

Hello im a diebetic type 2 and my wife has a hepa B, i just got my first dose of hepa b vacinne last march 7 2007, and my 2nd dose april 7, 2007. do i need to continue my 3rd dose next month? how risky is my situation im having sex with my wife who is an hepa b positive, while im under going the vacination? is there a cure for a hepa b positive person? how long is the treatment? i really love my wife.

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would simply finish the vaccine series and get tested for hepatitis surface antibody to be certain that it worked. The vaccine is about 95 percent effective and even after the second dose your level of protection is likely to be excellent. However, I would certainly finish the series to keep long-lasting protection.

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