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can i have normal sex after wife vaccinated
Feb 19, 2008

I'm infected hepatitis b. I consult with doctor he said my infection is only carrier and advised me to give vaccination to my would be before marrage. My question is can i have normal sex without using condems after she given all complete doeses of vaccination.will it completly protect my wife and my future child from hepatitis b infection. Pls help me in this regards

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would first have your wife tested to be certain that she formed protective antibodies to the vaccine - in other words be certain that the vaccine worked. Also ask your physician how often he wants her to be checked for her surface antibodies since she may need an occasional booster vaccine over time to keep her antibody levels high.

As long as she does not acquire HBV, there is no risk to a future baby.



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