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Can U Get Hepatitis Even When Vaccinated

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Is it possible you can get the hepatitis B even if you are already vaccinated?

What if the person infected with hepatitis B is not aware she had it and then she was vaccinated against it and all the while she found out she is having hepatitis B after all? How could she manage that?Can she be cured? What does she need to do?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The vaccine is not always effective, especially in people who are also infected with HIV. In addition, it may take many months for the vaccination to lead to host immunity, so if the vaccines were only recently given, the person remains at risk of... Read more »

IS THERE ANY EFFECTS THE HEPA B VACCINE EVEN IF I AM REACTIVE

What are the possible effect of HEPA B vaccine even if i am reactive.i had already receive my... Read more »

Hepatitis B shot vaccine

My recently blood test result are HB S AG (Non-Reactive), HB Core AB, Total (Reactive A) and HB S... Read more »
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Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommended for All Unvaccinated at-Risk Healthcare Personnel

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported that CDC recommended all unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated healthcare personnel (HCP) who risk exposure to blood or body fluids receive hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination. Vaccinated... Read more »
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Adding GM-CSF to Hepatitis B Vaccine Fails to Work

People living with HIV are at risk for getting the hepatitis B virus (HBV). They also have a higher risk of HBV disease and death. And although healthy adults infected with HBV have only a 1 in 10 chance of developing the disease, the rate soars to... Read more »
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Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

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Connect With Others

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for
  a. sexually transmitted diseases,
      pharyngeal throat... 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 »

Should I get a hepatitis test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I thought it was pretty difficult to get hepatitis from a sexual encounter....should I worry about that? I have enough going on...don't need anything else. I am HIV negative. Should I worry about hepatitis or deal with what I have?

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Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »