Dont know what it means
Oct 15, 2001
Hello Dr, I got a Hep B test as follows,not understanding what it means ,test done at about 11 weeks after exposure ,receiving oral sex with condom .The test results were
hep B Surface Antigen W/confirmation hep b surface Antigen Non-reactive
hep b Core Igm Non-reactive
Rallly dont know anything about the disease ??Please answer
Response from Dr. Dieterich
It means that you do not have hepatitis B. Glad you used a condom! Hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease among both hetero and homosexuals. It is almost entirely preventable with a vaccine.Go get vaccinated and continue to have safe sex! DTD
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