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my wife is positive of HBV,she is pregnant
Jan 11, 2009

my wife is HBsAG reactive,& she is pregnant,we are sexually actve,there is a posibility that our baby & i can get the hepa virus?by the way im from the philipines...almost 1yr marriage with my wife...

Response from Dr. McGovern

You should DEFINITELY have immunization for hepatitis B if your testing shows that you are not infected.

Your baby should do fine with standard immunization protocols at birth. Discuss this with your wife's doctor.

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