|hbv inactive carrier/vaccine
Jan 3, 2008
I've just been diagnosed as a chronic inactive carrier of hep b. My liver is functioning perfectly, but I have not built up immunity to the disease. I've been advised to get the vaccine. However, a recent q answered 12/22 made me think that it would not protect me if I've already been exposed to the virus. Am I appropriate candidate for the vaccine? I apologize if this is a similar q, but I want to make I receive appropriate treatment.
Response from Dr. McGovern
inactive carrier/sexual activity
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