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Mar 20, 2011

I french kissed a woman while traveling abroad in a country where the level of Hep B is higher. That was the extent of our contact. Should I be concerned?

Response from Dr. McGovern

No I would not be concerned and would not seek testing.

In general, if you are interested in getting hepatitis B vaccine, I would discuss this with your provider. Hepatitis B vaccine is protective against acquiring HBV from a person through unprotected sexual encounters.

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