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Can A Health Care Worker Work With Hep B

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hep-B carrier marrying non-hep B

Hi! I'm a hepatitis B carrier [well, I was born with it and I'm currently on Epivir, but I've never had an infection or a problem because of it] that's getting married to a non HBV in July.He's had two out of three of his...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
1. I would have him complete his series and then get hepatitis B surface antibody level testing to be certain that the vaccine worked.2. He should have testing from time to time to be certain that his level of protective antibody is still present.3.... Read more »

Please please reply to my HepB questions

Hi ,I am 47 years old with chronic HepB and have been a asking questions here since 2004. I was... Read more »

Chlamydia and HepB

Hi Doc. First of all thank you very much for your positive perspective (always). And also for your... Read more »
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Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... Read more »
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i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I am a prostitute and don't know my status.
In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »

Is it still possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had unprotected sex with a prostitute on Oct 11, 2001. I was extremely drunk, and about two weeks after I had a burning sensation on/in my pecker. I went to a regular doctor, and a urologist, they both could find no infection. I had HIV test's ... Read more »

Something to mull over...

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 3 Replies
What factors go into someone being so afraid of disclosure that they cant even disclose to a group whose purpose is to make the lives of people with HIV better? How can someone work side by side with this group...attempt to lead them..yet not... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine.

We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »