|Can I move forward with HepB positive guy?
Dec 22, 2007
Hi Dr. McGovern,
I've recently started dating a wonderful guy...I won't go into all of the positives here. We have not yet become intimate...and he just informed me that he is Hep B positive. What do I need to know about moving forward in this relationship? I was going to call my OBGYN asap to see about vaccine/testing. Is it worth it to move forward? MANY thanks.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Definitely get vaccinated and be certain to check the surface antibody to see if the vaccine worked. The vaccine is extremely effective.
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