|HBV and partner
Aug 31, 2009
Weldone, Please ma, my fiance and i intend to get married in 3month. Meanwhile, just yesterday, He tested positive to Hepatitis B while I'm negative.
Please what are the danger attached and what do we need to do and know. Can we have sex after marriage and i remain unaffected.
please treat as urgent. Thank you so much.
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would get tested for HBsAg and HBsAb. If you are negative for both, I would start your immunizations, which should protect you against infection.
Be certain to check your surface antibodies after your series of 3 shots to be certain that your immunization has worked.
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