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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