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Clinics That Give Hep B Vaccines

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Hep B vaccine

You are the most helpful doctor here in the website who answers quickly! thank you! Just one question: im on my AIDS stage.had survived PCP,Peri-anal abcess,and currently resolving cmv retinitis without specific meds for it.Can i have Hep B...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B vaccine is OK to take if you are HIV+ though response may be sub-optimal and usefulness likely decreased if CD4 count low (ie Read more »

Mumps vaccine confusion

I work in the medical field and am starting a new job fairly soon,during my pre-employement... Read more »

Hepatitus B clarification

I found out I was HIV + on Nov 5, 2004. On Nov 15, 2004 I did my first blood test for CD4/Viral... Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...eachnamed alphabetically, in the order that they werediscovered. Before it was discovered in 1989, hepatitisC was called "non-A non-B hepatitis". Hepatitis A and B All HIV-positive people should bevaccinated against hepatitis A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 hepatitis B vaccination, it could show positive for ELISA. Is it the case? If I am seroconverting, will this shot... Read more »

Please help!! Scared to death!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...followed by touching my unprotected penis . From the archives i know its a low risk activity for HIV. But I am very scared about Hep B. Its driving me crazy. My company is spending 100s of $$ to keep me here and I am just unable to concentrate on... Read more »

Hep B Vaccine affecting ELISA?

Posted by crazy_person, 1 Reply
...could cause HIV RNA levels to increase, showing an elevated viral load for up to 4-6 weeks. My question is this - would the Hep B vaccine affect the HIV ELISA causing either a false negative or a false positive result? I also read that the ELISA... Read more »