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Gamma Globulin Protection From Hep B

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missed 3rd hepB

About ten years ago,I took the first two of (I believe) three HBV vaccination shots,I never got the third at all. Am I protected at all?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Perhaps. A positive HBV surface antibody test now would define immunity. You should speak to your doctor about the need for the possibility of repeating the vaccination series.... Read more »

My girlfriend a caregiver with new hepb client

My girlfriend works with DD adults. A new client is a HepB carrier. My girlfriend was... Read more »

Did my Hep-B vaccine work?

Dear Dr. Holodniy,After testing + for HIV I was vaccinated for Hep-A and B. My cd4 counts were... Read more »
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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 »

Hey Joe??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey joe what were or are your symptoms and exposure??
I'm the why me guy.

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Is it still possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had unprotected sex with a prostitute on Oct 11, 2001. I was extremely drunk, and about two weeks after I had a burning sensation on/in my pecker. I went to a regular doctor, and a urologist, they both could find no infection. I had HIV test's ... Read more »

experts please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I tested negative at 84 days, but I still have muscle aches, dizziness, and a bad rash on my face. SHould I trust that I am negative or test again. I have been having unprotected sex with my wife. She already forgave me for the mistake I made. I am... Read more »