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unprotected sex at the onset of hep b vaccination
Dec 28, 2013

Is unprotected sex safe for me and spouse at the onset of the vaccination as my hubby is diagnosed of hep b virus

Response from Dr. Taylor

Ideally you should complete the vaccine series before having unprotected sex. Hep B is VERY EASY to catch with any/all kinds of sex, so talk with your doctor about getting tested for the hep B surface antigen to see if you have already become infected. IF you have NOT been, talk with your doctor about an accelerated hep B vaccine schedule to give you protection as soon as possible.



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