|hep b virus
May 31, 2008
i had 2 series of the hep a and b shots . and also had a titer ran in 2005 in which i was told it was 110% . then i went to the doctor and had lab ran which showed hep b antigen nr, but the hep b core igm was reactive. my doctor told me to report to the health dept. to recieve a hep b immunoglobulin shot. but two doctors i work with said this is not necessary . i am not sure what i should do. just want to do the right thing to protect my family.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Based on the information provided, there is no reason to receive immunoglobulin.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.