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Can Hep B Be Transmitted Through Tears

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Hepb?

Thanks in advance for taking your time answering my question: I had smear of someones vaginal fluid on my right hand. Later I was concerned because I had a cut (like a paper cut, a bit larger) on it about 2 days before the contact. At the moment of...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I strongly doubt that the event you describe would serve to transmit Hepatitis B into your bloodstream. I would not recommend prophylaxis based on this.However, you may want to get a hepatitis B panel to see:1. If you have ever been exposed to HBV2.... Read more »

transmassion of recovered acuter HepB infection

Doc,Based on my tests, you previosly told me that my acute Hep B Infection was cured itself which... Read more »

HepB

My test result: HepB-HBsAg MEIA non reactive HepB-AntiHBs MEIA reactive 29.10mlUml HepB-AntiHBc... Read more »
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The Truth About STDs

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 »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

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 »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... 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

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Hepatitis Question

Posted by Anonymous
Hi everyone. I recently had a battery of tests done for STDs. I tested negative for everything (including HIV) except Hepatitis B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web)
So to anyone who also has HepB....what is... Read more »

std test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had protected sex and 3 days later i had std test done they said everything was negative and they told me that i Should wait a month to make it conclusive and I also heard that you should wait 3 months which one is right . ? the only ones that... 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 »

John Hopkin's

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I would like to point out John Hopkin's Aids Service please read the publications about HIV tests and Symptoms and please don't bother Dr. Joel with Worried Well questions read the archives everything under the sun has been asked.I am a IV Drug user... Read more »