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Can Blood Work Tell If Had Hep B Vaccine

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Hep B Vaccine

My blood work was done immediately after Hep B vaccination. My WBC was low, about 2.7. Would the vaccine have any effect whatsoever?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...If the blood test was done within hours, I would not expect the vaccine to produce this effect on your WBC. I would simply recheck the WBC for Read more »

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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 Read more »

thorough blood test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...bladder infection. He prescribed me some antibiotics, but upon my persistence and anxiety, he agreed to do a complete and thorough blood test. I was called back a few weeks later saying that my levels of bilirubin (from liver) were a little... Read more »

Confused College Student Here...Please Help Out!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exam: normal PAP smear, no visible sores/ulcers, and negative for both chlamydia and gonorrhea. I have been vaccinated for Hep B. No symtoms of HIV or anything else, for that matter. Now, I am not trying to be another WW here, but it scares me... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is transmitted thru sexual contact but they dont tell exactly what is the way, I mean the pages I... Read more »