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my child affected hepb?
Dec 7, 2008

i have hepb reactive i give birt last 3 years ago and he was vaccinated after i give birth..then i dont know if he has hepb after the it possible he can get hepb even he already vaccinated ?please answer me..thank you so much ..mery xmas.

Response from Dr. McGovern

Very very unlikely...You can have a simple blood test for HBsAg to tell but I strongly suspect it will be negative.

You yourself should have follow-up every six months for evaluation of your own infection.

Your spouse should be vaccinated.

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