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Can The Hepatitis B Vaccine Give You The Virus

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Hepatitis B Vaccine

Hello Doc..Is hepatitis B vaccines made from Hep B Virus ? I read some where Vaccines are made from the actual Virus ?is there a chnace of getting Hep B +Ve with Vaccination ?Thank You...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
THere is no chance of getting hepatitis virus from the vaccine. It is extremely safe.Dr. M Read more »

hepatitis a and b vaccination

my son lost the last shot of hepatitis vaccination a and b.it was in 2007. do I need to repeat the... Read more »

HEPATITIS B VACCINE

IF I had completed the series of hepa b vaccine and its booster doses, what is the posibility of me... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...strongly endorse using hepatitis B vaccine as a safe and effective way to prevent disease and death. Scientific data show that hepatitis B vaccines are very safe for infants, children, and adults. There is no confirmed evidence which... Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended for people living with HIV (as well as men who have sex with men, health care workers, and injection drug users) who have not already been exposed to this serious virus. Hepatitis B vaccination is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccination Among Research Participants, Seattle, Washington

The authors report on a protocol to increase hepatitis B virus vaccination among participants in two research studies in Seattle. Researchers interviewed and screened injection drug users in a cohort study for blood borne viral infections, including... Read more »
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HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...vaccine responses in our cohort of HIV-positive individuals, of which we looked at 626 participants who had been vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine after their HIV diagnosis. Michael Landrum, M.D. What we found was that individuals... Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
it wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

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When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

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