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hepa b carrier
Sep 22, 2007

hi! im a father who's a hepa b carrier and i have a 4 month old son, he finished and cpmleted his 3 vaccines for hepa is there a possible that my son will have as what i have now. will he suffer for a hepa b too.?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Your son should do very well. His pediatrician will know if his surface antibody levels are protective. Hepatitis B is mainly transmitted through blood to blood exposure. Congrats on your new son.



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