Dec 22, 2007
MY HUSBUND IS HEPATITIS B POSITIVE BECAUSE OF HIS FATHER. HIS FATHER DEAD IN 1998 BECAUSE OF HEPATITIS B. IT IS RISKY FOR ME TO KEEP PHYSICAL RELATION WITH MY HUSBAND? WE MARRIED BEFORE 2 YEARS. WE HAVE NO CHILD. WE WANT CHILD. I TOOK VACCINE OF HEPATITIS B AFTER MARRIAGE. BUT IT IS LIFE TIME CURABELE? IF I WILL GET PREGNANT IT IS RISKY FOR ME AND MY CHILD? PLEASE HELP ME.
Response from Dr. McGovern
You should ask you doctor to check you hepatitis B surface antibody to see if the vaccine worked. It is a very effective vaccine and will protect you if you formed protective surface antibodies.
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