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Adverse Reaction To Hepatitis A B Vaccination

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Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
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Managing gastric adverse reactions. JB

Dear Doctors I am a young patient on HAART since 4 years.When I began therapy it was fine but recently I started to feel some troubles regarding my stomach and also diarrhea because of the Viracept which it was included on my treatment plan plus...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Austin, it is important for you to share this information with your health care provider and not suffer for a prolonged period because there are definitely options. To improve Viracept associated diarrhea some patients take increased fiber in their... Read more »

adverse reaction to HIV meds

On 2-5-03 the doctor I was working with stuck me with an HIV+ needle. The doctors I was sent to through workman's compensation treated me like all of the adverse reactions I was having were all in my head. When I presented the doctor with the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many if not most persons taking triple HIV meds for post-exposure prophylaxis will experience at least annoying side effects. Though some of the side effects may be due to mitochondrial toxicity it would be highly unusual to have severe... Read more »

Adverse Reaction to Topical Testosterone

My doctor had prescribed a topical testosterone product for me as my free testosterone levels were low. Shortly there after I broke out in hives and acne. Well, I stopped the testosterone a week and a half ago and the acne is going away but, the...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
You may have had an allergic reaction to the patch and it may take sometime for all of the causative agent to be eliminated. There are effective ways to blunt allergic reactions (including oral steroids) and if you are still having problems you... Read more »

Is it possible you can get the hepatitis B even if you are already vaccinated?

What if the person infected with hepatitis B is not aware she had it and then she was vaccinated against it and all the while she found out she is having hepatitis B after all? How could she manage that?Can she be cured? What does she need to do?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...the vaccination to lead to host immunity, so if the vaccines were only recently given, the person remains at risk of acquiring hepatitis B.Now if the person was already infected and then gets vaccinated, there is little if any risk of this... Read more »
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Types of Vaccines

...refrigeration. Usually requires booster shots every few years to remain effective. Subunit Vaccines Hepatitis B Lower chance of adverse reaction. Research can be time-consuming and difficult. Conjugate Vaccines Haemophilus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...Yeargain J, Pardoe K. Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B and C among fire department personnel prior to implementation of a hepatitis B vaccination program. J Occup Environ Med 1995;37:663-4. Werman HA, Gwinn R. Seroprevalence of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...Ho JK, Hoskins PJ, Erb SR, Steinbrecher UP, Yoshida EM. Fatal reactivation of hepatitis B post-chemotherapy for lymphoma in a hepatitis B surface antigen-negative, hepatitis B core antibody-positive patient: potential implications for future... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO to Probe Vietnam Child Deaths Linked to Vaccine

...LG because of these recent reports." Vaccine from the lots in question has been shipped to 24 countries; however, no further adverse reactions have been reported to date. Vietnam halted its use of the vaccine nationwide on May 8 following the... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A   d. and vaccinated for hepatitis B and... Read more »