can i be positive 2?
Mar 14, 2009
i have a friend whose boyfriend is a hep b carrier..my friend told me that they had unprotected sex 4 times already..my friend is an RN and had completed her 3 doses vaccine..can she be positive with hepa b 2 like what her boyfriend have?..what must my friend do to protect her from not getting any hepa b?...
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Response from Dr. McGovern
Your friend should be certain that her immune response to the vaccine was adequate. In other words, she should check her anti-HBs titers to be certain that they are protective.
Unprotected sex however still carries other risks such as HIV, Human papilloma virus acquisition, and other STDs.
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