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Can I Have Both Hep B Antigen And Antibodies

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HIV HEP C Coinfection

Hi Doctor.I appreciate that you have had a number of queries on this topic recently but i would very much appreciate your views on my specific case.I am a 39 y/o married male who had a one off incident of protected sex with a woman and unprotected...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not have tested you by PCR because I am already confident that you do not have any of these infections.Nothing else to say. Get some rest. I wish you peace of mind. Read more »

hep B surface antibody negative

I completed the 3 shots of hep B vaccination about 6 years ago. I didn't check if the vaccine was... Read more »

Serology

Is there a reason why a hospital would not routinely test for hep B core antibody? I had a hep b... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...figure out what's going on and what to do, viral load results, liver enzyme levels, and the presence or absence of hepatitis B antigens and antibodies all need to be taken into account. Other Tests and Procedures Healthcare providers sometimes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for about 20 years. Hepatitis B can cause serious... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed to blood... Read more »
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I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...protection; tests: At 7 days of contact. hiv1/hiv2 total antibody-ag p24 method quimiolumiscencia. negative. * hepatitis B antigen HBsAg metoso quimiolumiscencia negative. * anti-hepatitis B core antibody method Meia Total (AXSYM) negative. ... Read more »

Confused

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Question 1: How soon should I test for Hep B? Recently the condom broke when I was performing insertive anal intercourse. I will get an HIV antibody test in 6 months, but Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 »