|Is my son protected by vaccine
Dec 21, 2008
Hi This is from hyderabad. My wife was diagnosed for HBV (HbSAg Reactive) during pregnant and my son got vacccined (HBIG) immediately after birth and also got three shots every month after his birth. Now we have tested for Both my wife and son and my wife is still reactive and my son results shows non-reactive. I was little happy that my son was protected. Is my son protected against vaccine. Is there any chance in future to get HBV to my son. Plz educate us. Thanks in advance for your help.
Response from Dr. McGovern
It sounds like the routine HBV vaccination protocol went smoothly and your son should be well protected. There is no risk to him at this point and he should remain healthy.
Your wife should see a liver specialist for serial monitoring over time to determine if she should eventually need treatment.
Truvada & HepB (not HIV+)
- Headache After Oral Sex With No Protection Does It Mean I Have HIV
- How Fast Does Doxycycline Cure Chlamydia?
- How Long Do You Have To Wait To Have Sex After Using Premarin Vaginal Cream?
- What Does Smelly Watery Vaginal Discharge Mean?
- Bilirubin And ALT Elevated With Tired, Weakness, Fever
- Can Hiv Survive In Toilet Water?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.