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Hepatitis B
Jun 22, 2008

I did test positive for hepatitis B and i and pregnant. Is there any chance that it will not spread and can i be given medication.

Response from Dr. McGovern

You will need to discuss with your physician to determine the level of the virus in your blood. You will need follow-up in your pregnancy. Then your baby will receive HBV vaccine and immunoglobulin after birth to protect her or him.

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